Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun, has congratulated Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party who won the Osun West Senatorial bye-election. “Democracy has won and we respect the people’s choice. People of Osun West have spoken”, Aregbesola tweeted on Sunday.
Adeleke, the PDP candidate defeated the candidate of All Progressive Congress, Senator Mudashiru Hussein by winning the election in 9 out of 10 local government areas in the Senatorial District. Adeleke told journalists in Ede, his hometown, that his victory in the bye-election signified victory for PDP in the next year governorship election in the state.
Adeleke announced N250 million scholarships for youths in the 10 local governments under Osun West Senatorial District and assured that all his campaign promises would be fulfilled.