Osun West By-election: APC Concedes Defeat to PDP

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The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Ademola Adeleke for his victory in Saturday’s by-election.

Adeleke, who ran on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner of the by-election by the Independent National Electoral Commisson (INEC).

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He polled a total of 97,480 votes, to defeat Mudashiru Hussain of the APC who secured 66,116 votes.

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Adeleke won nine out of the 10 local government areas where the election held.

In a statement released on Sunday, Osun APC asked Senator Adeleke to put “partisan politics aside, to represent the interest of the entire people of his constituency.”

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They also noted that the election didn’t go according to their expectations, but that in the spirit of democracy, they had accepted the result.

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