The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC in 2023 elections in Oyo State, Senator Teslim Folarin has lauded his party leaders and members in Oyo North Senatorial District for ensuring electoral victory of the party’s candidate, Hon. Ibrahim Shittu in the just concluded Saturday rerun polls in Saki West State Constituency.
This is contained in a statement issued by Folarin’s media aide, Com. YSO Olaniyi and made available to newsmen on Saturday evening.
Hon. Shittu of APC defeated his main opponent, Hon. Julius Femi of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the rerun elections conducted in unit 11, ward 6, Odo Odun, Kinikini and unit 19, ward 11, Ogbalanja, Saki West State constituency.
According to official results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), APC polled 90 votes while PDP polled 143 votes at unit 19, ward 11, Ogbalanja. At unit 11, ward 6, Odo Odun, Kinikini, APC polled 200 of the 390 vote cas.
“I would like to commend our party leaders and members across the Oyo North Senatorial District for their unity of purpose and for ensuring electoral victory of our party’s candidate, Hon. Shittu Ibrahim in the just concluded Saturday rerun poll in Saki West State Constituency. I congratulate Hon. Shittu on his victory and urge him to continue his qualitative representation of the good people of Saki West State Constituency in the hallowed chamber of Oyo State House of Assembly. I assure the people of Saki West that Hon. Shittu will not relent in facilitating dividends of democracy”
“I commend the electoral umpire and the security agencies for ensuring free, fair and credible elections in the Constituency”