- The governor-elect of Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has reacted to his victory in a simple Twitter post
- Adeleke told his followers and other Nigerians on Twitter on Sunday, July 17, that he has brought light to Osun state
- The PDP governorship candidate defeated the incumbent governor, Gboyega Oyetola of the ruling APC
“I have brought light to Osun State,” he tweeted.
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Governor Oyetola of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lost the seat to Senator Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Toyin Ogundipe, INEC’s returning officer for the state, announced the result of the election on Sunday morning.
“I declare that Adeleke Jackson Nurudeen Ademola of the PDP, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and he is returned elected,” Ogundipe said.
Video shows moment Adekele prostrates for elder brother as he’s declared winner of Osun governorship election
Meanwhile, the governor-elect of Osun state, Adeleke, prostrated for his elder brother, Adedeji Adeleke, the moment he was announced the winner of the governorship election.
The family and their friends, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, Bukola Saraki and others had gathered to watch the announcement of the results on Sunday, July 17.
While singer Davido broke down in tears, his uncle and winner prostrated for the older Adeleke in gratitude.
Oyetola speaks, reveals next plan after losing Osun governorship election to PDP’s Adeleke
In another report, the governor of Osun state, Adegboyega Oyetola, has urged his supporters to be calm following the emergence of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ademola Adeleke as governor-elect.
Oyetola said he has taken cognisance of the results of the governorship election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Oyetola, Ismail Omipidan, noted the party would be responding appropriately after studying the results and consulting with critical stakeholders of the party.