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Why I vied for Osun governorship seat again – Adeleke



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The Osun State Governor-Elect, Ademola Adeleke, on Monday described his victory in the state governorship election as one of the proudest moment of his life.

Adeleke won the Osun State governorship election held last Saturday, polling 403,371 votes to defeat the incumbent governor, Gboyega Oyetola, who recorded 375,027 votes in the election.

The governor-elect, who featured in a Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today, said he felt so good winning the election.

He added that the people of the state had been yearning for their stolen mandate to be retrieved.

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He also credited President Muhammadu Buhari for his success in the election.

On why he decided to vie for the Osun governorship seat again after his defeat in the 2018 election, Adeleke said: “I wanted to be a role model to the youth and the older generation and I went back to school.

“The people of Osun had been yearning for their stolen mandate to be retrieved, so I feel good.

“Well I have to give President Buhari some credit because if he didn’t sign the Electoral Act there would be room for rigging.”

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