Senator Ademola Adeleke, the newly elected governor of Osun state, has vowed to defend and maintain his electoral victory before the election petition tribunal and has stated that his election is in complete accordance with the law and the wishes of the people.
The newly elected governor claimed that the July 16 election was one of the most transparent in recent Nigerian history.
In a statement released on his behalf by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, Adeleke explained that the people’s freely given mandate against overwhelming odds will be defended and validated.
Senator Adeleke said that PDP legal was responding to the case appropriately and urged his supporters at home and abroad to maintain composure because “This divine victory cannot be taken through the backdoor.
” I urge the good people of Osun state who voted massively to reject bad governance to remain calm. We are doing the needful to defend their mandate. We will do all within our powers to ensure judicial validation of our victory as this is an election globally certified as a great advancement in electoral transparency and integrity.
” We also want to reaffirm our faith in the judiciary as a bastion of hope and justice. We have unshakeable trust in God that this election petition shall end in another landmark victory for us and the resilient people of Osun state”, the statement concluded.