Ekiti state governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi congratulated Osun state governor Gboyega Oyetola on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling that validated his election as governor of Osun state.
Dr. Fayemi described the whip court ruling as an affirmation of the popular will expressed through his vows in the 2018 governor’s election in the state.
Governor Fayemi in a statement on Friday also congratulated the Congress of All Progressives (APC) and the people of Osun State for remaining calm and optimistic throughout the judicial process.
He urged Governor Oyetola to be magnanimous in victory and extend a hand of communion to his opponent in an attempt to move the state forward.
“It’s a great day for democracy. The highest court in the country finally resolved the controversies surrounding Osun’s election as governor and affirmed Governor Oyetola as the true winner of the election.
“Cordial congratulations to my brother Governor, Oyetola. A major congratulation to the people of the state of Osun, who are the true winners in the context.
Governor Fayemi said he is convinced that Governor Oyetola will take the state to the next level of development and prosperity, giving his pedigree as an astute administrator of men and resources and as a leader who has a genuine passion for development.