Buhari congratulates Adeleke, says Osun have expressed their will


By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja

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

With the election over, the President expressed 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.

Buhari described the successful conduct of the election as 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 reassured the nation that the commitment of this administration towards having credible elections remains unshaken.