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All Nigeria Latest News reports that Senator Ademola Adeleke, has officially taken over as the Governor of Osun after taking oath of office.

He took the oath of office on Sunday, administered by the Chief Judge of Osun, Adepele Ojo, in an event attended by numerous dignitaries.

Senator Adeleke arrived at the venue in a lengthy convoy of vehicles around 11:20 am and concluded the oath-taking ceremony by approximately 11:50 am.

Dignitaries at the Osogbo City Stadium for the event included the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate and his running mate, Atiku Abubakar and Ifeanyi Okowa, respectively, along with Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Emmanuel Udom of Akwa-Ibom.

Also present were Governors Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); Duoye Diri (Bayelsa) as well as former Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

Wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Titi Atiku, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, and former Oyo Governor, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, among others were also at the venue.

All Nigeria Latest News had reported that Adeleke was declared winner of the Saturday July 16 poll, with a total vote of 403, 371 ahead of his closest rival, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, who polled 375, 027 votes.

Senator Adeleke attributed his victory over the incumbent governor to President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision not to interfere with the electoral process.

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