In a post on his Twitter page, the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said he was overjoyed and overwhelmed by the victory of his party in the state.
He wrote: “Congratulations to Governor-elect Demola Adeleke and the Osun state PDP on a great victory at the election tribunal.
“We have done it! My state, Osun state has finally gone PDP.
“I am overjoyed and overwhelmed. Praise the Lord! To him alone be the glory!”
Also speaking, the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, described the judiciary as the last hope of the common man.
He also congratulated Senate Adeleke on his victory.
“Truly, the judiciary is the last hope of the common man and the defender of our democracy.
“Congratulations Sen. Ademola Adeleke,” Atiku wrote on Twitter.
It also declared the rerun Osun governorship election on September 27, 2018 in seven polling units was illegal.
The tribunal ruled that the exercise was borne out of an illegal cancellation of results in the polling units during the September 22, 2018 original poll.