Osun Controversial Election: Buhari congratulates Oyetola


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola, for winning the very controversial governorship election in the state.

In a statement by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, "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."

The statement further reads: “Thank you Osun State for supporting our good governance agenda by re-electing the APC. I assure you that we will continue to work for the progress and prosperity of the state and the nation.”

The president, it also noted, urges the governor-elect to always remember that the electorate expects unreserved commitment to delivering results that directly impact their lives and families, saying, "President Buhari affirms that the successful election in the State further strengthens the democratic culture in the country, extolling INEC for, once again, making the country proud.

The president is alsaid said to commend "the maturity, loyalty and courage of all contestants in putting in their best to be elected to serve the state, urging them to seek redress in court, where they disagree with the outcome."




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