Osun By-election: APC, PDP Candidates Confident of Victory

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By Victor Adeoti

Whatapp NewsTelegram News

Osogbo –   The candidates of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mudashiru Husain, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Ademola Adeleke, in Osun West Senatorial District by-election have expressed the hope of winning the election.

The two candidates, who spoke with newsmen while casting their votes in their respective polling units , said they had what it takes to win the election.

Adeleke, who cast his vote at Abogunde Unit 9, Ward 2 in Ede North Local Government, said the massive turnout of the electorate was a strong signal that he would be victorious.

“I feel great to be the candidate of the PDP in this by-election. My morale is very high and I am so confident that victory shall be ours.

” The support is overwhelming and today is the day. I am 100 per cent confident of victory.

“As you can see, it rained this morning before the voting commenced. This is a signal of the fact that I will carry the day.

“With this large turnout also, its unarguable that I will beat Hussein hands down by God’s grace,” he said.

Adeleke commended the electorate for coming out en mass to vote and thanked INEC for conducting a hitch-free election.

He also commended the various security operatives for ensuring a peaceful environment

The APC candidate, Hussain, said his achievement while he was in the Senate, would give him victory in the election.

” I want to commend the electorate for coming out in large number and I also want to commend INEC for the peaceful process.

” This process has shown that INEC has improved tremendously.”

Hussain, who represented the District between 2011 and 2015, said he was sure of victory.

“The report I am getting from the field is very encouraging and the turnout is an indication that people want me back in the senate.”

” My achievements while in the senate will speak for me,” he said(NAN)


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