By Yetunde Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Wednesday went on a road show across major streets of Osogbo to celebrate the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari who was declared winner of the just concluded presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Governor who joined the street party in the afternoon, moved in a motorcade from the Government House in Okefia through Alekuwodo to Odi-Olowo, Asubiaro, Oja-Oba, Station Road, Orisunbare, Old Garage, Ajegunle, among others, waved at the people from an open vehicle in acknowledgement of cheers.
Members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) converged on streets in large number across the major roads of Osogbo, the state capital to celebrate Buhari’s victory.
Oyetola described President Buhari’s victory as the appreciation of good governance and quality leadership.
While describing Buhari’s victory as well-deserved, he said, “The outcome of this election shows that President Buhari has done very well and his victory gives hope for our democracy.”
The Governor, who congratulated the President and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) added: “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,” Oyetola said.
The Governor also said the state would continue to benefit massively from the Social Investment initiatives of the Federal Government.
He thanked the people for voting for President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).