The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), National Caretaker Committee(NCC) faction, led by Sen. Ahmed Makarfi on Sunday said the defeat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate by Ademola Adeleke of the PDP in Saturday’s Osun West Senatorial By Election, is pointer to the fact that Nigerians have awakened to the deceit of the APC.
Adeleke, overwhelmed Mudashiru Hussein of the All Progressives Congress pulling seven local government out of eight.
The PDP made this assertion in a congratulatory message to Adeleke signed by Dayo Adeyeye, its National Publicity Secretary. The statement read:
“The victory of our Party, the PDP at the poll is a general reflection on the reawakening of Nigerians to the deceit of the All Progressive Congress (APC), led administration at all levels, hence, the overwhelming rejection of the APC by the electorates in Osun West.
“The people has spoken with one voice and we know that Ademola Adeleke will deliver on his promises to the people.
“The successful outcome of this election is an evidence of hard work, dedication and the unity of all members of the PDP in Osun state who buried temporary differences in the overall interest of the party and the good people of Osun state.
The Statement said the PDP was confident that without the interference of the APC in its current leadership issues, the PDP remained the party to beat in all elections in Nigeria.
“Even as we await the judgment of the Supreme Court we urge all our members to unite in the interest of Nigerians to rid the country of the horrible APC government,” the party said.
It congratulated the people of Osun West for coming out enmasse to vote for its candidate and for their peaceful conduct during the elections.It also congratulated all its members in Osun state for “this important victory.” t