The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun State Governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has reacted to his emergence as the winner of the exercise.
Recall that Adeleke was declared the winner of the June 16 poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday morning.
The INEC returning officer for the Osun governorship poll, Prof Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, made the declaration on Sunday morning.
Adeleke defeated the incumbent governor of the state and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola and thirteen other candidates to emerge victorious.
Adeleke won 17 local government areas in the state, while the candidate of the APC, Oyetola won the remaining 13 local government areas in the state.
The incumbent governor of the state who was defeated in the election gathered 375,027 votes, while Adeleke polled 403,371 votes to win the election.
In a tweet via his Twitter handle on Sunday morning, Adeleke said that he has brought light to the South West state.
He wrote: “I have brought light to Osun State.#Osundecided.”
I have brought light to Osun State. #osundecided
— Ademola Adeleke (@AAdeleke_01) July 17, 2022