The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has congratulated Senator Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party candidate following the electoral victory of the party, for the 2022 Osun governorship election.
The President’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement on his official Twitter page on Sunday. He expressed conviction that the people of Osun had expressed their will through the ballot.
The tweet read, “I congratulate Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on his victory in the Osun gubernatorial election. The people of Osun have expressed their will through the ballot.
“This is what democracy is all about: respect for the will of the people. The successful conduct of #OsunDecides2022 is a demonstration of the maturity and the commitment of all stakeholders, towards strengthening the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.
According to him, “I remain fully committed to leaving behind a legacy of credible elections in Nigeria.”
Wakadaily reported that the INEC returning officer for the Osun gubernatorial election, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, announced Sen. Adeleke of the PDP as the winner, in the early hour of Sunday. Adeleke polled a total of 403,371 votes to defeat his closest rival, Oyetola candidate of the APC, who polled a total of 375,027 votes.