Sen. Ademola Adeleke has been congratulated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum (PDP-GF) on becoming the next governor of the state of Osun.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, the forum’s chairman, described Adeleke’s victory as a landslide and welcomed him to the forum in a statement on Sunday.
According to Tambuwal, Adeleke had the faith and confidence of the Osun people because they could see how kind and caring he was toward them.
“This victory is as a result of the sagacity, hardwork, teamwork, skillful campaigns, efficient resource allocation, openness and humility exhibited by the governor-elect.
“He concentrated on issues that mattered most to Osun people and they responded in kind, bestowing on him and PDP an earth-shaking victory of historic proportions,” he said
Tambuwal, however, said that Adeleke’s victory was a lesson for all that everyone matters in politics, particularly the electorate.
“It also confirms the famous dictum that ‘God’s time is the best,” he said
Tambuwal who said that the light had shone on Osun State, in July, added “it was time for the light to shine on Nigeria, again through the instrumentality of the PDP, come February, 2023.
He said that the PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa would coming to rescue and rebuild Nigeria.
He congratulated the PDP family led by its National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu and his team who ensured a credible primary.
“The PDP presidential and vice-presidential candidates must be applauded for their leadership role.
“Perhaps, a gold medal should be reserved for Sen. Douye Diri, Bayelsa State Governor, who served as Chairman of the National Campaign Council and other PDP governors and stalwarts who played various roles that culminated in this great outcome.”
Tambuwal also congratulated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the security agencies, election observers and monitors, the media and the people of Osun, who not only voted but ensured that their votes count.(NAN)