Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on Saturday assured his supporters that he will remain governor as he was sure of getting victory at the Court of Appeal.
He gave the assurance while addressing supporters and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who paid him a solidarity visit at Government House on Saturday, following Friday’s judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal which declared the People’s Democratic Party’s candidate, Ademola Adeleke, the winner of the September 22, 2018 governorship poll.
Oyetola, who expressed gratitude for the solidarity visit, assured them that there was nothing to be panic about the ruling.
His words: “I want to appeal to our people to remain calm with the judgement of the Tribunal. I want to appreciate you for identify with me over yesterday verdict. Well, it was a split judgement of two of one and it’s not unanimous.
“There is a dissenting judgment, the Chairman of the tribunal disagreed on the issues on noncompliance and the nullification of the rerun.
“We urge our people to remain calm and be steadfast prayers. By the Grace of God, the verdict of the Appeal Court will vindicate us.
“Our people should have faith in God, and believe that nothing has actually changed. We are appealing against the tribunal judgement and by the grace of God, we will come victorious. I want you to believe that God has actually ordained this government.
“God has ordained this government, to the service of our people, and nothing will actually change that, you need to go about your business. The governor remains the governor and nothing has changed that, we are in the government and we will continue to go on.
“You should start enlightening people who are ignorant of the judgment that, there is nothing to worry about; I remain the governor of the state of Osun.
“I thank you all for solidarising with me, your party’s government will remain.