President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the Osun rerun election results by congratulating the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, “for winning the keenly contested governorship election.”
Buhari also felicitated with the state and national campaign teams that “worked assiduously to guarantee the victory at the polls,”
In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Buhari commended the outgoing Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for “eight years of steadfastness and service to his people.”
“Thank you Osun State for supporting our good governance agenda by re-electing the APC. I assure you that we will continue to work for the progress and prosperity of the state and the nation,” he said.
The President urges the Governor-elect to always “remember that the electorate expects unreserved commitment to delivering results that directly impact their lives and families.”
President Buhari affirms that the successful election in the State further strengthens the democratic culture in the country, extolling INEC for, once again, making the country proud.
President Buhari commends the maturity, loyalty and courage of all contestants in putting in their best to be elected to serve the state, urging them to seek redress in court, where they disagree with the outcome.