Isiaka Oyetola, Osun state governor-elect, has received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osogbo, the state capital.
At a ceremony at the INEC office, Adedeji Soyebi, INEC national commissioner in charge of Oyo, Ekiti and Osun states, presented the certificate to Oyetola and Benedict Alabi, his deputy.
Oyetola assured residents of the state that they would continue to enjoy the benefit of good governance.
The governor-elect also promised to run an all-inclusive and participatory government, while he commended INEC and security operatives for ensuring a free and fair election.
“I want to assure the people of the state that I will serve to the best of my ability and I will run all-inclusive and participatory government,” he said.
“I will always consult majority of stakeholders in the implementation of the policies and programmes that would have positive effect in the lives of the people of the state.
“I will run people’s friendly government. The focus of my administration will be the welfare of the people of the state.
“We are going to work together to ensure that we justify the confidence people reposed in me.”
Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, defeated Ademola Adeleke, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) major contender.