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‘APC will respond appropriately’, Oyetola reacts to Adeleke’s victory

Osun State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Saturday 16 governorship election, Adegboyega Oyetola, has disclosed that the leadership of…

Osun State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Saturday 16 governorship election, Adegboyega Oyetola, has disclosed that the leadership of the party are still studying the results of the poll.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, Oyetola said he had taken cognisance of the results of the election as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and noted that his party would react after appraising the outcome of the election.

The governor hinted that APC would be responding appropriately after studying the results and consulting with critical stakeholders of the party.

He called on his supporters to remain calm and the people of the State to go about their businesses without let or hindrance.

The governor charged security operatives to ensure the maintenance of law and order and forestall acts that could lead to the breakdown of law.

Senator Adeleke had polled 403,371 to defeat Oyetola who garnered 375,027 votes, while Lasun Yusuf of Labour Party, LP, polled 2,729.

Senator Adeleke won in 17 local government areas against Oyetola’s 13 before he was returned elected by the Chief Returning Officer for INEC, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos.