#OyoDecides2019: Adelabu Congratulates Gov-elect, Seyi Makinde
The All Progressives governorship candidate in Oyo State, Mr Adebayo Adelabu, had congratulated the state Governor-Elect, Mr Seyi Makinde of Peoples Democratic Party on his victory in the Saturday election.
Adelabu also expressed condolence to the families of those killed during the poll. They include a member of House of Representatives from Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency and a voter.
Makinde secured 515,621 votes to beat his main contender, Adelabu, who polled 357,982 votes to come a distant second.
In a statement, he personally signed on Monday, Adelabu congratulated Makinde but said APC was studying the events that unfolded during the exercise.
The statement read, “I am full of gratitude to God and to every single one of you for the journey so far. I offered myself up for service for the good of Oyo State. We ran a campaign that was issues based and was above board all through and I am quite proud of that.
“No life is worth being lost for any reason, I sincerely sympathize with the families of the deceased. May their souls rest in Peace.
“While my party is studying the incidents of violence and various reported cases of electoral malpractices to determine further course of action, if necessary. I congratulate Seyi Makinde of PDP.”