President Muhammadu BUHARI and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State have congratulated Mr. Nurudden Jackson Adeleke for his victory at the Osun State gubernatorial election held on Saturday.
Adeleke flying the PDP ticket unseated the incumbent Governor OYETOLA of the APC in an election many saw as a prelude to many things ahead of the 2023 general election.
According to Makinde, “On behalf of the government and the good people of Oyo State, I congratulate the Governor-Elect, Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke and the people of Osun State on this victory. It’s great to have a second PDP flag flying in the southwest.”
On his part, President BUHARI said: ” 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.
“I remain fully committed to leaving behind a legacy of credible elections in Nigeria.”