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Peter Obi Congratulates Adeleke After Labour Party Was Defeated In Osun Election

Peter Obi has congratulated Osun governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke.

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has congratulated Ademola Adeleke on his victory in the Osun governorship election.

Peter Obi Congratulates Adeleke After Labour Party Was Defeated In Osun Election

Peter Obi Congratulates Ademola Adeleke

KanyiDaily had reported that Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the PDP, was declared the winner of the Osun election on Sunday morning, July 17, 2020.

Adeleke secured 403,371 votes to defeat Governor Gboyega Oyetola, his closest challenger, who polled 375,027 votes on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform.

Reacting on his Twitter page, Obi congratulated LP’s gubernatorial candidate, Lasun Yusuf, and his running mate, Adeola  Atanda for their fighting spirit during the poll.

He said that despite the fact that the Labour Party is barely one month old against other platforms that have only been in operation for 20 years, LP has made its presence felt across the country.

The former Anambra governor called on his supporters not to be disappointed by the outcome of the Osun election and urged them to stay committed in the struggle to rescue the country in 2023.

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Peter Obi wrote, “I extend my warmest personal congratulations to Sen. Ademola Adeleke on winning the Osun State Gubernatorial elections.

“I also congratulate the candidate of our @NgLabour, Rt. Hon Lasun Sulaimon Yusuff and his running mate, Adeola Adekunle Atanda, for a hard fought battle and their spirit of reslove and sportsmanship, despite the outcome.

“To the Obidient Movement Family and our supporters nationwide, the outcome of this particular election is not a verdict on our exponentially growing strength nationwide, especially when viewed against the fact that we are barely one month old in the party and we had to contend with forces that have been entrenched in the state for the last two decades.

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“However, within this very short period of only a few weeks, the Labour Party has made its presence and political impact felt nationally.

“We must strengthen our collective resolve not to relent in our noble march to take back our country. Much work remains to be done, hence we must focus the totality of our efforts now on the forthcoming 2023 General elections.

“In the fullness of time, our message of rescue and recovery will resonate throughout the length and breadth of the Nation and most Nigerian electorate will buy in into our mission to take back Nigeria, for the purpose of rescuing it from continued decline, shift the national psyche from consumption to production and from sharing dwindling resources to creating wealth and frontally combating poverty.”

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KanyiDaily had also reported that Nigerian singer, Portable released a new song to celebrate Ademola Adeleke’s victory, despite endorsing Governor Gboyega Oyetola before the Osun election.

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