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Ademola Adeleke has been sworn in as the governor of Osun state, South West nigeria.
Lifestyle Nigeria reports that the swearing-in took place at the Osogbo city stadium.
Adeleke contested the governor election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), defeated Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was seeking re-election.
Adeleke secured 403, 371 votes to defeat Oyetola who polled 375,027 votes.
Speaking after his swearing-in, Adeleke said he is “well aware” of the expectations from the residents in the state and that he will be a servant to all.
The governor said his reforms will cut across education, security, healthcare, infrastructure, local government administration, judiciary, public service, adding that his administration will be labour friendly.
“I am well aware of the fact that my responsibility as governor and chief security entails meeting the expectation of our people.”
Those who attended the inauguration include Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP; Iyorchia Ayu, PDP national chairman; Bukola Saraki, former senate president; former governors, and party chieftains.