The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the concluded 2018 governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, has wished Governor Gboyega Oyetola well on his victory at the Supreme Court.
Mr Adeleke, who challenged Mr Oyetola’s election, said his ambition was not a do or die affair.
In a statement issued after the court ruling on Friday, Mr Adeleke said “As a Democrat and law abiding citizen, I accept the ruling no matter my misgivings.
“I wish Governor Oyetola well in the governance of Osun state,” Mr Adeleke said.
He showed gratitude and appreciation to his supporters, leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their support throughout the duration of the case.
He lauded their “high spirit and commitment to the cause of democracy which we championed from last year till date.”
“In all circumstances, we must thank God Almighty. We gallantly fought a good fight in pursuance of a democratic cause. The ideals we fought for lives on.”
“Our ambition was never a do or die affair. We aspired to serve and deliver democratic dividends to the people of Osun state. Our ambition was altruistic. We wish Governor Oyetola the best in the governance of the state,” the opposition candidate wrote.”