Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has asserted that the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last Saturday election was a clear signal of hope for Nigeria’s fledging democracy, and an appreciation of good governance.
He said Buhari’s victory was indeed a well-deserved gesture from Nigerians, saying “the outcome of the election shows that President Buhari has done very well and his victory gives hope for our democracy.”
According to a press statement signed and made available to newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Niyi Adesina,
Oyetola made this known in Osogbo on Wednesday while reviewing the outcome of the presidential election.
It quoted the Governor congratulating the President and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the success of the poll.
“This is a renewed hope for Nigerians. I feel great and very happy that President Buhari has been re-elected. This victory depicts that our President has done very well in all areas.
“This victory also shows that our party remains the people’s party. It shows that our government and our party remain the choice of Nigerians.
“The wide margin of victory shows that people appreciate President Buhari. It shows that he has championed the cause of the masses through his social investment programmes.
“Today is also significant in the history of this state as it marks three months of my inauguration. We are happy that President Buhari won being “the second state in the Southwest to deliver for the President.
“We remain resolute to bring to our people the best they deserve. That is why we have been working round the clock to ensure that every household receives the dividends of democracy.
“The re-election of our president will help to consolidate on his good work – the diversification of the economy, fight against insurgency, anti-corruption crusade and economic rejuvenation”, the statement read.
Meanwhile, the Governor, in a procession of members of APC and government functionaries, went on a road show across major streets of Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Wednesday in celebration of President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s victory.
Oyetola, joined the procession in a motorcade from the Government House in Okefia through Alekunwodo to Odi-Olowo, Asubiaro, Oja-Oba, Station Road, Orisunbare, Old Garage, Ajegunle, among others.