The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola says the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will respond to the result of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state after studying it and consulting with critical stakeholders.
The governor’s stance was made known in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan on Sunday.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the election.
INEC Returning Officer for the election, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe declared that Adeleke secured 403,371 votes to defeat APC’s Oyetola. who got 375,027.
In his reaction, Oyetola urged his supporters to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses peacefully.
“Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has taken cognisance of the results of the governorship election in the state as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday.
“He, however, noted that the party would be responding appropriately after studying the results and consulting with critical stakeholders of the party.
“The governor also called on security operatives to ensure maintenance of law and order. He has, therefore, directed security operatives to take adequate charge so as to prevent break down of law and order,” the statement read.