👤 By Adenike Lucas, DENISAURUS News
The Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in the Osun election has promised to continue fighting.
Ademola Adeleke, scored 254,698 votes, while Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the incumbent governor received 254, 345 votes.
According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the difference was said to be less than the cancelled votes.
Joseph Fuwape, the Returning Officer for the election which held on Saturday then made the declaration in Osogbo to hold supplementary vote.
Speaking on the INEC decision, Senator Adeleke said: “I send my appreciation through this medium to Osun voters who find me worthy of their votes. Your votes humbled me and further strengthen my resolve to truly serve our people.
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“Despite all the blackmails and persecution, you stood by me; you voted for me and you defended your votes. You adopted me as the rallying point of the redemption movement. Words cannot express the depth of my appreciation.
“We will get to the promised land. It started well and it will end in praise to our dear God. Let us rededicate ourselves to the struggle. You have proved that with determination, the most powerful tyrant can be forced to submit to the will of the people. I appreciate you all.”