Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has described the Appeal Court judgement confirming his election as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
In a statement to newsmen after the ruling on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Adeniyi Adesina, the governor said the ruling validated the mandate Osun voters gave him on September 22 and 27, 2018.
The governor said: “We give praise to Almighty God for today’s victory at the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja.
“The victory has validated the mandate you freely gave to us on September 22 and 27, 2018.
“You spoke with conviction; your voice and choice are clear to the world, and the judiciary, the last hope of the people and arbiter of the truth, has proved to the world that it is always on the side of justice.”
“After months of uncertainty and wait in the judicial wilderness, the truth has finally prevailed over falsehood and the voice of the majority has ultimately gained dominance over the phoney manipulation of an unscrupulous minority.
“This victory has proved to all and sundry that there is a limit to the extent falsehood and propaganda can thrive over truth and the will of the people.
“I would like to thank you all, the good people of The State of Osun, for your robust support and steadfastness throughout the needless periods of political travail and tribulation.
“I am persuaded by your indisputable mandate and the sound judgment of the Court of Appeal, that the road to ultimate victory is smooth and unshakable.
“My Administration took off on a note of equitable and quality service delivery to you the people. That resolve is on course.
“I urge you all to be peaceful and to go about your legitimate businesses as we revel in this well-deserved victory.”