BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has described his victory at the Supreme Court as the manifestation of the survival of people’s will against what he described as the anti-masses plot of powerful forces.
Reacting amid jubilation by supporters at his Ede country home on Tuesday, Governor Adeleke told stakeholders in the state, irrespective of political party affiliations, that his victory would be for greater development of the state.
He said, “This is an historic landmark in the history of Osun politics. Today is the day our God ordained to stand his authority as the owner and giver of power.
“Today is that moment when the will of the people ordained by God survived anti-masses plot of powerful forces. We therefore celebrate God almighty. We dedicate today’s victory to Him. State power is of God and he bestowed it on whoever he wishes. I will remain God’s driven, divinely inspired, I will govern with the fear of God. Our governorship is an affirmation that we are for the people, by the people.
“As a moral compass, affirming the integrity of my lord justice, your affirmation for the truth and people’s will, consolidate and strengthen our democracy.
“On behalf of Osun people, we appreciate you and adore your love for justice and equity.
“To all stakeholders in Osun project, be assured that the revalidation of our mandate is a challenge, a call to duty, a fresh demand for more dividend of democracy.
“I commit myself to more expanded delivery of good governance, in me you will find a true pro-people governor. I seek the support of all Osun residents and citizens, irrespective of party affiliations. This is our state and we must join hands to develop it.”