The Chairman of the Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC), Mr.Olugbenga Edema, has described the victory of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in the just concluded governorship election in the state as evidence of his acceptability by all the people of the state.

Edema who stated this in a congratulatory statement signed by him noted that Akeredolu’s victory is not only for his political family and the APC but victory for democracy and all the people of Ondo state.

Akeredolu was declared winner of the Oct.10 election, having won 15 local councils of 18 local government areas of the state, polling 292,830 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr Eyitayo Jegede of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who had 195,791.

“The election was exciting, pluralistic and portraits democracy at its best.

” It’s result? A landslide faithfully reflecting the will of the people and proving beyond any iota of doubt that your service was acceptable.

“And it’s portent? An impetus for greater achievement and more abundance of dividends of democracy. After all, the productive servant in the Holy Book who traded profitably with the given talents were blessed with additional allocations,” he stated.

The OSOPADEC Chairman said that he was confident that the renewed mandate will further reinvigorate the zeal to develop the oil producing area and complete the numerous projects already begun to transform the lives of the people.