Salaam made the felicitation in a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Goke Butika, in Osogbo, saying the mandate given to the Oyetola, should challenge him to give his best to the people of the state.
President Buhari in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Friday also congratulated the state and the national campaign teams that worked assiduously to guarantee victory at…
The Independent National Electoral Commission had in the early hours of Friday declared Gboyega Oyetola of the APC as the winner of the poll, with PDP’s Senator Ademola Adeleke coming second
The declaration came after the counting of votes from the rerun held on Thursday and the tallying of the outcome with the result of the initial election on Saturday
If the Peoples Democratic Party had its way, its candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, would have been declared governor that day.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that members of both parties canvassed for votes in Osogbo, Orolu, Ife North and Ife South, where the re-run will be taking place.
Omisore gave the conditions when the Chairman of the PDP Campaign Council for the election and President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, led to delegation to his home in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
The Council said rather than resort to threats, the PDP could either go to court or decide not to participate in the supplementary election of September 27.
INEC had on Sunday declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive, adding that fresh ballot will be conducted in seven areas in four local government areas.
The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the party’s candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, should be immediately declared winner of the election
Saraki, in a statement signed by him, expressed dismay over the decision by INEC to declare as "inconclusive" an election in which a candidate won the highest number of votes and fulfilled the condition for geographical spread.
A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has told the Independent National Electoral Commission to declare the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the Osun State governorship election.