UPDATED: GOVERNOR GBOYEGA OYETOLA CONGRATULATES ONDO GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU FOR HIS RE-ELECTION
By Kayode Olawuni
(L-R) Governor Ggboyega Oyetola of Osun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun(Ogun Central Senatorial District) and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.
Osun State Governor, Ggboyega Oyetola has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC over his victory in the Saturday October 10 gubernatorial polls held in the State, re-electing him for another four years term.
Governor Oyetola spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan in a statement issued in Osogbo, the State Capital, describing Governor Akeredolu's victory as well deserved, adding that the election results were a true refection of trust and confidence the people of Ondo have in his administration.
"I heartily congratulate Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu on his well-deserved re-election as Governor of Ondo State", the statement read.
A member of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC and Chairman, Contacts and Mobilization for the Ondo Governorship National Campaign Council, Governor Oyetola also extended his felicitations to President Muhamadu Buhari and other prominent party leaders, members and supporters.
"I also congratulate Mr. President, the National Caretaker Committee and other members of our great party including Baba Bisi Akande, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, members and supporters of the APC, on this sweet victory of the just-concluded Ondo State Governorship election".
Governor Oyetola expressed confidence in continuous enjoyment of the dividends of democracy by the people of Ondo State from their re-elected Governor.
"I'm confident that Gov. Akeredolu will continue to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of Ondo State", the Governor said.
Governor Akeredolu had earlier been declared winner of the Saturday's governorshp election by the Independent National Electoral Commission having polled 292,830 votes to defeat his closest rival Eyitayo Jegede of the People's Democratic Party, PDP who recorded 195,791 votes.