Buhari Congratulates Adeleke, Says Victory Shows Respect For People’s Will

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the just- concluded Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over his election.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari noted the outcome of the election had expressed their choice of whom they want to lead them.

The President further noted the successful conduct of the election was a testimonial to the maturity and commitment of all stakeholders.

“President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), following victory of the party in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Osun State.

“With the election over, the President expresses 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 a 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,”, the statement reads.

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