The governor-elect of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Wednesday received the Certificate of Return as the winner of the 2022 Osun governorship election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission presented the certificate of return to Adeleke at the Commission Headquarters in Osogbo.
Premium Politics reported that Adeleke of the PDP garnered 403,371 votes to defeat incumbent governor, Gboyega Oyetola of the APC who got 375,027 votes.
However, the certificate was presented to Adeleke by the INEC National Commissioner, Supervising Osun, Ogun and Oyo states, Prof. Kunle Ajayi, about 72 hours after Adeleke was declared the winner of the Saturday, July 16 poll.
Adeleke's deputy governor-elect, Prince Kola Adewusi, was also presented with his certificate of return.
The new government will be inaugurated on the 27th of November, 2022 when the tenure of the incumbent governor will come to an end.
In his acceptance speech, Adeleke commended INEC for the conduct of the elections, while appreciating the good people of Osun for trusting him with their votes.