Adeleke’s Tribunal victory, triumph for democracy, says Okowa


Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on his declaration by the Osun State Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal as the winner of the 2018 Osun State Governorship Election.

Governor Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu on Friday in Asaba described Adeleke’s victory at the tribunal as “triumph over anti-democratic forces”.

He lauded the judiciary for once again coming to the rescue, stressing that the people of Osun didn’t make any mistake in voting for the PDP because of the party’s legacy of infrastructure and human capital development

Governor Okowa while commending the judiciary for upholding the sanctity of the people’s mandate, thanked Osun people for their support to the PDP and Senator Adeleke.

“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I congratulate our party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and our candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke on our hard earned victory at the Elections tribunal today. Osun State, her friends and neighbours waited with bated breath for this favourable judgment, adding that “The Tribunal’s affirmation of your election is a fulfilment of the clearly expressed wish of the people of your dear state.

“The judgment of the tribunal, in this case, is a victory for our democracy and a reaffirmation of the divine mandate freely given to you and the PDP by the people of Osun State,” Governor Okowa said and commended the Tribunal for ensuring the sanctity of the people’s mandate.

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