President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola, for being declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the just concluded governorship election in the state.
Buhari also commended other contestants in the election and advised those that felt not satisfied with the result to seek redress in court. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja, the President said that “the successful’ election in the State has strengthened the democratic culture in the country.
He commended the INEC for, making the country proud through the conduct of the election and also praised the outgoing governor, Rauf Aregbesola for what he described as eight years of steadfastness and service to his people.
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola, for winning the keenly contested governorship election.
“President Buhari extends warm felicitations to the state and national campaign teams that worked assiduously to guarantee the victory at the polls, while commending the outgoing Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for eight years of steadfastness and service to his people.