By Innocent Samuel, News/Comments, July 17, 2022
ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has sent in his warm congratulatory message to the Governor-elect of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who won 17 local government areas with 403, 371 in the state, culminating to victory, while his closest rival, incumbent Governor Gboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress, who won in 13 Local Government Areas with 375,027.
However, n a press statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina quoted Mr. President on sunday, as saying that with the election in Osun State shows clearly that “the people of Osun have expressed their will through the ballot, and the will of the people must always matter and be respected in a democracy.”
Meanwhile, President Buhari has also expressed confidence on INEC , stakeholders, security agencies, political parties, the media, civil society and the electorate for their commitment and patriotism which he described as- to further strengthen the integrity of the electoral process in the country. He also assured Nigerians of his zeal to conduct free and fair election in 2023 “the commitment of this administration towards having credible elections remains unshaken.”
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