19th November, 2021
By Victor Adeoti
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Friday said God is in control of his re-election as governor of Osun state, come 2022.
He said this while addressing residents of Gbongan, Aiyedaade Local Government Area, who thronged out to welcome him from his overseas trip.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed July 16, 2022, for the state’s next governorship election that will either re-instate Oyetola for a second term or welcome a new leader.
Oyetola said that he was not perturbed by all forms of machinations and distractions surfacing as the election approached. He described them as a normal political phenomenon.
According to him, he remains unshaken as ever for his faith is in God, who decides all things.
Oyetola said he was amazed by the encomiums bestowed on him and thanked the party leaders and members as well as residents for the unprecedented show of love.
He noted that the All Progressives Congress was prepared ahead of the election.
However, he urged them to participate in the ongoing voters’ registration to enable them to exercise their civic rights in the election.
In his remarks, Mr Israel Famurewa, Director-General, IleriOluwa Movement and the Chairman, Universal Basic Education Board, described the rousing welcome as a sign of acceptability that the governor was enjoying among the state populace.