Presidency Hails, As APC’s Oyetola Wins Osun Rerun Election


The Presidency has spoken on the election results from Thursday rerun election in Osun State.Buhari’s Spokesman, Bashir Ahmaad in a post on his verified Twitter page, congratulated APC on its victory despite all odds.

His tweet reads, “Osun rerun, congratulations to our great party, the APC. OsunDecides.”

APC won the supplementary election held on Thursday in six polling units out of the seven units across four local governments of Orolu, Ife South, Ife North, and Osogbo.

Meanwhile Peoples Democratic party, PDP, in a statement signed by the Chairman of the party, Hon. Soji Adagunodo, described the rerun election as a broad day robbery, and the most brazen assault on democracy.

Adagunodo accused the ruling APC of conniving with security personnel to manipulate the electoral process, vowed to resist it in due course.

He explained that thousands of eligible voters were chased away from their homes in Orolu, Ife North and Ife South Local Governments in the early hours of Thursday .

APC’s candidate in the Osun governorship election, Mr Gboyega Oyetola; leads in the rerun election