Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared winner of the 2022 Osun governorship election held on Saturday across the state.
The election adjudged by many to be very peaceful and free as many of the electorates were said to have rejected cash inducement and voted for the person of their conscience.
Bayelsa state Governor, Douye Diri described Ademola Adeleke’s victory at the Osun Guber poll as follow:
I heartily congratulate my dear brother and friend, the man always beaming with smiles, Senator Ademola Adeleke, now a ‘dancing Governor’ for his overwhelming victory and declaration as Governor-Elect of the State of Osun.
This victory of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State is so reassuring and a positive sign for a new Nigeria.
I congratulate the people of Osun State for turning out to cast and defend their votes.
I wish to appreciate the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the different electoral officers and security agencies for ensuring we have a largely peaceful election across the 30 Local Government Areas.
As Chairman of the PDP Osun Gubernatorial National Campaign Council, and with the support of our party leadership, I feel very happy that we all worked collectively to deliver this election to our party.
Thank you Governor Godwin Obaseki,
Abubakar Bukola Saraki.
Imole de! Light has truly come to Osun State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ademola Adeleke was declared governor-elect of Osun State after results were collated from 30 Local Government Areas of the state.
Adeleke scored a total of 403,371votes to beat Gboyegba Oyetola, his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, who polled a total of 375,018 votes.