Oshiomhole, while addressing newsmen on Friday in Abuja, said the people of Osun made their free choice by voting the APC candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, at the election.
Adeleke, who made this vow during his first news briefing after the election on Friday in Ede, Osun, lauded Nigerians and members of the media for their enthusiasm in support of the democracy.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has congratulated Gboyega Oyetola, Osun governor-elect, describing his victory as “hard-fought”.
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.
The All Progressives Congress has said that its victory at Thursday’s re-run governorship election in Osun is a solid attestation of the people’s support for the change agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC Change administration.…
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.
The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the party’s candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, should be immediately declared winner of the election
The declaration was made on Sunday by INEC in Osogbo, the Osun State capital
The election was conducted on Saturday
To emerge victorious, a candidate must score at least 25 per cent of votes in two-third of the state’s 30 local government areas
This brings to 15 the number of local government results declared at the headquarters of INEC in Osun State, located in Osogbo, the state capital
As reported earlier by The Eagle Online, the official announcement of the results at the state level began at about 2:30am
The first set of results at the State level rolled in at about 3:40am