Atiku Hails Ademola Adeleke On Osun Election Victory
Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the PDP, was declared the winner of the Osun governorship election on Sunday morning, July 17, 2020.
He secured 403,371 votes to defeat Gboyega Oyetola, his closest challenger and governor of the state, who polled 375,027 votes on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Reacting via his Twitter page on Sunday, Atiku said the contest was well fought by Adeleke and that “light” has now come to the state.
“Light has come to Osun. Congratulations, Sen. Ademola Adeleke on a well-fought victory. Also, hearty congratulations to the PDP family and all stakeholders who came together to make this possible.
“Most importantly, congratulations to the great people of Osun State for proving that power indeed belongs to the people,” Atiku wrote.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) July 17, 2022
KanyiDaily recalls that Ademola Adeleke had commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its efforts, saying that the process was “fantastic”.