Jubilation erupted across Osun State on Tuesday with the affirmation of Ademola Adeleke as the duly elected governor of Osun State in the July 16 governorship election in the state.
Shortly after the Supreme Court verdict that upheld the election of Adeleke, residents trooped out in their numbers across the State particularly in Ede, hometown of the governor, to celebrate the victory of the governor.
Meanwhile, reacting to the judgement, Senator Ademola Adeleke, who dedicated the victory to God, described the verdict as an historic landmark in the history of Osun politics.
“Today is that moment when the will of the people ordained by God survived anti-masses plot of powerful forces. We therefore celebrate God almighty. We dedicate today’s victory to Him. State power is of God and he bestowed it in whoever he wishes. I will remain God’s driven, divinely inspired, I will govern with the fear of God. Our governorship is an affirmation that we are for the people, by the people.
“As a moral compass, affirming the integrity of my lord justices, your affirmation for the truth and peoples will, consolidate and strengthen our democracy. On behalf of Osun people we appreciate you and adore your love for justice and equity.
“To all stakeholders in osun project, be assured that the revalidation of our mandate is a challenge, a call to duty, a fresh demand for more dividend of democracy. I commit myself to more expanded delivery of good governance, in me you will find a true pro people governor,” he said.
Adeleke sought the support of all Osun citizens and residents, irrespective of party affiliations, adding that the State belongs all, hence the need to join hands to develop it.