The Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has dedicated his victory in the Supreme Court verdict to God.
The governor said this while reacting to the Supreme Court verdict affirming his victory in the July 16, 2022 governorship election.
The PUNCH reports that the apex court in its verdict on Tuesday affirmed Adeleke as the governor of the state.
He said, “This is a historic landmark in the history of Osun politics. Today is the day our God ordained to stand his authority as the owner and giver of power.
“Today is that moment when the will of the people ordained by God survived the anti-masses plot of powerful forces. We, therefore, celebrate God Almighty.
“We dedicate today’s victory to Him. State power is of God and he bestowed it on whomever he wishes. I will remain God’s driven, divinely inspired, I will govern with the fear of God. Our governorship is an affirmation that we are for the people, by the people.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared that Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party polled 403,371 votes to defeat then-incumbent, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, of the All Progressives Congress who got 375,027 votes.