Posted by Victor Adeoti | 3 October 2018 | 805 times
Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the Osun Governor-Elect on Wednesday received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Osogbo.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Ekiti and Osun states, Prince Adedeji Soyebi, presented the certificate to Oyetola.
NAN also reports that the Deputy Governor-Elect, Mr Benedict Alabi also received his Certificate of Return at the event.
In his remarks, Oyetola promised not to disappoint the people of the state who gave him the mandate in the Sept. 22 governorship election.
He said the people of Osun would continue to enjoy the benefit of good governance in the state.
Oyetola, who vowed to justify the confidence reposed in him by the people of the state, said he would run all-inclusive and participatory government.
“I want to assure the people of the state that I will serve to the best of my ability and I will run all-inclusive and participatory government.
“I will always consult majority of stakeholders in the implementation of the policies and programmes that would have positive effect in the lives of the people of the state.
“I will run people’s friendly government. The focus of my administration will be the welfare of the people of the state.
“We are going to work together to ensure that we justify the confidence people reposed in me,” he added.
Oyetola also commended INEC and security operatives for ensuring that the election was free and fair.
He also thanked Gov. Rauf Aregbesola for giving him the opportunity to serve under his administration and also prepared him for the task ahead. (NAN)
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