Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on his re-election as governor of the Ondo State, noting that his victory did come as a surprise.
He described the victory as not only sweet but one that is well deserved.
Oyetola who is also a member of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, and Chairman, of Ondo Governorship National Campaign Council, also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, the National leaders of the party, members, and supporters of the party on Akeredolu’s victory at the poll.
Upon the final result All Progressive Congress got 286,135, Peoples Democratic Party pulled 193,348, and Zenith Labour Party got 66,963. RotimiAkeredolu has been declared the winner of the Ondo gubernatorial election.
The Governor in a statement by his spokesperson, Ismail Omipidan, described Akeredolu’s victory as well-deserved and a true reflection of the wishes and aspirations of the good people of Ondo.
He added that the performance and achievements ofAkeredolu in his first tenure is a reflection on Ondo electorate to re-elect him for another term, and expressed confidence that the Governor will continue to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people.“I heartily congratulate His Excellency, Governor RotimiAkeredolu, on his well-deserved re-election as Governor of Ondo State. I also congratulate Mr. President, the National Caretaker Committee, and other leaders of our great party including Baba Bisi Akande, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, members, and supporters of the APC, on this sweet victory at the just- concluded Ondo State governorship election.
The governor also lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the security agencies, political parties, and their candidates, and the people of Ondo for the peaceful and successful conduct of the election