Updated: March 7, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates most warmly Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on the Supreme Court ruling Friday which affirmed his victory in the State Governorship election of September 2018.
According to the President, “The decision of the apex court lays to rest the tussle over the governorship of Osun State and removes all encumbrances on the path of the governor from fully delivering dividends of democracy to the good people of the State.”
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President Buhari commends the government and people of Osun in allowing the rule of law to run its entire course, urging them as well as security agencies to sustain the peace.
He calls on the victorious governor and the ruling All Progressives Congress party to be magnanimous in victory and make concrete moves towards inclusive governance as may be necessary.
President Buhari also expresses the Federal Government’s continued willingness to partner with the State Government for the betterment of the people going forward.