Osun state governor and APC candidate in the July 16 Governorship election, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola wants contestants across party lines to be peaceful ahead and during the forthcoming poll.

Governor Oyetola stated this in his acceptance speech after he was declared winner of saturday’s APC Governorship Primary election.

He urged all contestants in the election to pursue their ambition with utmost decency and not jeopardize the peace and tranquillity the State is noted for.

The governor who described his victory in the primary election as victory for party members who trooped out during his strategic tour accross the state said his emergence connotes joint resolution to continue to redefine governance and entrench sustainable democracy.

“To all our citizens, we thank you for standing by us in the journey of these three years plus. I promise not to let you down in the years ahead.

“As we commence the electioneering campaigns, I urge all contestants across party lines to perform this exercise with utmost decency and not jeopardize the peace and tranquillity our State is noted for. This is the least our people deserve and the beauty democracy requires.”

It would be recalled that Governor Oyetola polled 222,169 to emerge as APC Governiship candidate yesterday.

His closest rival, former Secretary to the Osun state government Alhaji Moshood Adeoti scored 12,921 while a former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Lasun Yusuf polled 460 votes.


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