President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke on his victory in the Saturday gubernatorial election.
The President in a statement released through his spokesman, Femi Adesina, expressed confidence that the people of Osun have expressed their will through the ballot.
According to Buhari, the successful conduct of the Osun State governorship election on the 16th of July is a testimonial to the maturity and commitment of all stakeholders.
The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), following the victory of the party in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Osun State.
“With the election over, the President expresses the conviction that the people of Osun have expressed their will through the ballot, and the will of the people must always matter and be respected in a democracy.
“President Buhari notes that the successful conduct of the election is further testimony to the maturity and commitment of all stakeholders – the electoral body, security agencies, political parties, the media, civil society and the electorate- to further strengthen the integrity of the electoral process in the country.
“The President reassures the nation that the commitment of this administration towards having credible elections remains unshaken.”