Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun has expressed appreciation to the electorate in the state for the “landslide victory” for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in Saturday’s assembly elections.
This is contained in a statement by Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson to the governor, on Sunday in Osogbo.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared PDP candidates the winners of 25 out of the 26 House of Assembly seats in the state.
Mr Adeleke said the victories the PDP had secured in the state from July 16, 2022, governorship election till date was a complete embrace of the party by the Osun people for good governance and responsive leadership.
” My good people of Osun state, you have honoured me and my party with another remarkable victory at the assembly elections.
“You have passed an excellent vote of confidence in my administration and my party by a series of electoral mandates in the last three elections.
“I went around the state with my scorecard under 100 days, and you responded by endorsing my party’s candidates for legislative offices.
” You have approved of our people-focused governance and our demonstrated will to resolve all outstanding challenges inherited from the previous administration,” he said.
Mr Adeleke, however, called on members of the opposition party to join him in building a new Osun state.
”To my brothers and sisters in opposition, I extend hands of fellowship and brotherhood. Join me in building a new Osun state.
“Support the will of the people as repeatedly demonstrated in the last three elections. As genuine democrats have no power except what the people will. I urge all lovers of democracy to enter the Imole train,” he said.
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