Senator Ademola Adeleke, winner of the just concluded Osun State governorship election, Wednesday, received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Adeleke, of the Peoples Democratic Party, received the letter at the INEC headquarters, Osogbo.
He thanked the electoral body for conducting a free and fair poll.
David Adeleke,aka, Davido, newphew to Senator Adeleke, earlier queried why INEC had not issued the certificate of return 48 hours after his uncle’s victory.
Mr Festus Okoye, national commissioner and chairman of information and voter education committee of INEC, clarified Davido that Section 72 of the Electoral Act 2022 provides up to 14 days for the issuance of the certificate.
Adeleke polled 403,371 votes to defeat incumbent governor Gboyega Oyetola of the APC who scored 375,027 votes.
He will be sworn in on 27th, November, 2022 when the tenure of the incumbent governor will elapse.