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Adeleke gets Certificate of Return from INEC
Senator-elect, Ademola Adeleke

Adeleke gets Certificate of Return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday issued a certificate of return to the winner of July 8 Senatorial bye-election in Osun West, Mr. Ademola Adeleke.

Ademola, who is the younger brother of the late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke, was declared the winner on Sunday by INEC with 97, 480 votes while a former Senator, Mudashiru Hussein of the All Progressives Congress (APC), garnered 66, 116.

INEC National Commissioner, Prince Adedeji Soyebi, presented the certificate to Adeleke at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

Speaking at a brief ceremony held at the INEC’s headquarters, Soyebi tasked the electorates on the need to create enabling environment for peaceful elections, stressing that with such enabling environment, INEC would carry out a free, fair and transparent elections in the country..

He said: “I must commend the people of Osun South West for the way and manner they conducted themselves in the election.

“They conducted themselves in a peaceful, friendly and ideal atmosphere for elections. The have set a role model or standard for others to emulate.

“The people of Osun have shown us how elections should be conducted.”

In his remark, Adeleke commended INEC for conducting the election in a free, fair and credible manner.

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