Gov. Aregbesola reacts to PDP Adeleke’s victory in Osun bye- election

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has congratulated the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke, on his victory in the Osun West Senatorial bye- election held on Saturday.

Reacting to the victory, Governor Aregbesola in a post on his Facebook page Sunday afternoon said: “I congratulate Ademola Adeleke on his victory at the polls yesterday.

“The people have spoken. Democracy won and we respect the people’s choice. I thank our supporters for their continued show of commitment to our cause.

“Important lessons have been learnt and we will be back stronger.

“Most importantly, I thank the people of Osun for once again displaying the qualities of true Omoluabis. Our election was devoid of violence.”

Ademola Adeleke was on Saturday officially declared winner of the Osun West Senatorial bye election.

The chief returning officer Professor Olaide Lawal of Oye Ekiti University said Adeleke PDP polled 97,480 votes, while Mudashiru Hussain of the All Progressives Congress polled 66,116 votes.

The official result showed the PDP candidate winning by large margin in the two local councils in his Ede home town, while only losing in Ejigbo LG, the base of his opponent, Hussain.

Adeleke also won in the remaining seven local councils including Isokan, Ayedaade and Egbemode.

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