The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola on his victory at the Supreme Court, saying his ambition was never a do or die affair.
Adeleke made the statement through his spokesperson, Mr Olawale Rasheed in a statement issued after the court ruling on Friday and made available to journalists in Osogbo, the capital of the State.
He said he has accepted the ruling of the apex court irrespective of his feelings and perception about the verdict.
“As a Democrat and law abiding citizen, I accept the ruling no matter my misgivings and wish Governor Oyetola well in the governance of Osun state.
“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 governance of the state”, the statement said.
He, therefore, expressed gratitude to his teeming supporters, leaders and members of the PDP for their profound support.