OSUN APPEAL COURT JUDGEMENT: ADELEKE INSISTS ‘NO VICTOR NO VANQUISH’.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on March 24, 2023
Governor of Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke has called on members of the opposition parties in the state to come together and join him in building the state.
The Governor made this known at his country home in Ede, following the Appeal Court’s affirmation of his victory as the duly elected Governor of the state.
Adeleke said that there is ‘no victor no vanquish’ in the Appeal Court’s pronouncement, while also asserting that Osun State belongs to all irrespective of party or religious affiliation.
I thank the people of Osun for standing by me throughout the trial period and even now, irrespective of the outcome of the verdict. The people have spoken and the judiciary has aligned with their voices.
Osun belonged to all of us, irrespective of party affiliation. This is democracy and the beauty of it is healthy competition. So, the judgement for me is a no victor, no vanquish. We should all return to the table and continue the good work of moving Osun forward.
I urged the good people of the state to continue to be law abiding. From me, I am assuring you that the good work is just starting, they should expect more dividends of democracy.
I also commend the Judges of the Court of Appeal for standing on the side of truth. They should continue to stand on the side of the law. The court is the last hope of the common man and we commend the court for dispensing justice today.