President Buhari has congratulated Senator Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who emerged the winner of Osun State governorship election.
Adeleke defeated his closest rival, governor Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to emerge winner.
Buhari in a statement said, the emergence of Senator Adeleke simply shows that the Osun people have expressed their will through the ballot.
He stressed that the successful conduct of Osun state election is a demonstration of the maturity and the commitment of all stakeholders in strengthening what he described as “the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria”
The president however promised to leave a legacy of credible elections in Nigeria.
He said, “I congratulate Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on his victory in the Osun gubernatorial election. The people of Osun have expressed their will through the ballot.
“This is what democracy is all about: respect for the will of the people.
“The successful conduct of #OsunDecides2022 is a demonstration of the maturity and the commitment of all stakeholders, towards strengthening the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.
“I remain fully committed to leaving behind a legacy of credible elections in Nigeria.