By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has attributed his victory at the Saturday’s Osun gubernatorial election in the state to hardwork, determination, focus and dedication.
The Governor said this while addressing a crowd of his supporters in Osogbo, the state capital shortly after his re-election as governor of the state for another term of four years.
According to Governor Aregbesola, “let me assure the good people of Osun state that I appreciate that this victory is a reward for our hardwork and commitment to the welfare of our people. I promise that we shall not rest on our oars but shall be spurred to work even harder with all people of the State of Osun and the generality of Nigerians to continue to enjoy your trust and support”.
He assured Osun people that that he would leave no stone unturned in his continued effort to transform the state.
“I realize that this victory and the challenges we went through is a call to greater service and sustained commitment to our people. I pledge to rededication of myself to the service of our people and the strengthening of democratic values in Osun and Nigeria generally,” he said.
The Governor said through the election, Osun people have demonstrated that in a democracy, power truly belongs to the people.
Aregbesola pledged that he would not betray the confidence that was reposed in him by the people through their mandate.
Aregbesola saluted the steadfastness, courage, loyalty, commitment and fierce determination of Osun people to defend their sovereign rights and the integrity of the nation’s nascent democracy.
“On behalf of my party, we are delighted to claim victory for our hardwork, focus and dedication in this election. I thank the Almighty God for our triumph at the polls, against all odds,” he said.