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Singer Davido reacts to SDP governorship candidate Senator Iyiola Omisore’s conditions to support PDP at Osun rerun election

Music star Davido has profusely thanked Osun state Guber candidate Iyiola Omisore for his decision to work with PDP and make Osun great again.

Hours ago, Senator Iyiola Omisore, One of the contestants at the Osun governorship election gave conditions to support the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the Osun rerun on Thursday.

Recall, The election was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday because, according to the commission, the difference between the votes scored by the two leading parties, the PDP and the All Progressives Congress, was lower than the number of votes cancelled.

After the collation of all the results from the 30 council areas of the state, Adeleke of the PDP had 254,698 while the candidate of APC, Gboyega Oyetola, polled 254,345.

The candidate of the Action Democratic Party, Moshood Adeoti, scored 49,742, while the candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Fatai Akinbade, scored 7,681 votes. Omisore scored 128,049 votes. Adeoti left the APC while Akinbade defected from the PDP to contest in the election.

INEC said the rerun would take place in seven polling units located in Orolu, Osogbo, Ife North and Ife South council areas on Thursday.

Omisore became a bride to the two parties because most of the polling units fall within his stronghold. Omisore’s father, Oba David Omisore, is the ruler of the Garage Olode, a town in Ife -South, where elections in two units were cancelled.

Speaking during the visit of a PDP presidential aspirant, Senator Bukola Saraki, to his home in Ile-Ife on Monday, Omisore, who also dumped the PDP after a disagreement over the party’s primary, said as a stakeholder in the state, he was always after a people-centred government.

Omisore said:

“I have given my programmes to both the APC and the PDP. My programme is like this; payment of salaries and pensions. Good governance is what is important to me.

“Anyone between the two that will do that will get my support. I am passionate about Osun State and my interest is the welfare of the people of this state. I have told those sent to me. At the appropriate time, we will tell you where we are going.”

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Iyiola Omisore@iyiomisore

Thank you your excellency the senate president, senator @bukolasaraki for the visit, together we shall make Osun great again.

Bukola Saraki


We have agreed to work together because our goals are the same. We all want good governance in Osun State. Over the next 24 hours, we will work out the details. pic.twitter.com/I1YuhjSTWy

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Bukola Saraki


Our discussion will definitely be useful for the growth of democracy in our country; the development of Osun State and its people; as well as for future engagements among political players. pic.twitter.com/x53aazRhTu

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Reacting to Omisore’s tweet earlier today, Davido could not hide his excitement and gratitude following Omisore’s declaration which came as a result of Senate President Bukola Saraki’s intervention ahead of Thursday’s rerun.

‘Thank You Mr Omisore, God Bless you” Davido wrote on his page.

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