Oyetola congratulates Akeredolu on Supreme Court victory



Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) over his victory at the Supreme Court.

The Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the supreme court in the Wednesday split of four--three, upheld Akeredolu’s victory.

The governor was the APC candidate in the Oct. 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state.

Oyetola in a message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, in Osogbo, described Akeredolu’s victory as “sound and well deserved.”

The member of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, leaders, members and supporters of the party on the victory.

He said the supreme court judgement had finally settled the legal battle over the 2020 Ondo Governorship election.

The governor said lovers of democracy must commend the resilience of the judiciary in deepening the country’s democracy through its sound judgments.

“On behalf of the people and Government of Osun, I congratulate my brother, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, on his victory at the Supreme Court.

“Today’s judgement has put an end the needless bickering and distractions greeted the election.

“It is my hope the opposition will team up with my brother move Ondo state forward in the overall interest of the state,” Oyetola said. (NAN)