By Onyeukwu Rowland Iheloghara
Following the supreme court ruling which upheld the victory of Mr Adegboyega Oyetola at 22 September 2018 gubernatorial election in Osun state, wife of Ondo state governor, Her Excellency, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu,
has congratulated the first family of the state of Osun on their victory at the apex court of Nigeria.
Speaking in Osogbo, the sunshine state first lady who is also the Chairman of the South West Governors’ Wives Forum said she was in the state to show solidarity to her Osun counterpart in the spirit of love and integration which are the major focus of the forum.
Mrs Akeredolu described the ruling as “victory at last” for the All progressive Congress (APC) family and expressed confidence that Governor Oyetola and his first lady will now strategize for the much desired dividends of democracy in the state for both the men and women folks.
Receiving the visiting first lady, the wife of the the governor of the state of Osun, Her Excellency, Mrs Kayafat Oyetola expressed gratitude to Mrs Akeredolu for the visit, which according to her was the the first among the first ladies in the zone.
Mrs Oyetola described their litigation journey as “turbulent” and enjoined the people of the state of Osun to expect a lot of empowerment and developmental programs from the Oyetola led government in the state.
Mrs Akeredolu who was accompanied by the members of Forum for Wives of Ondo State Officials, FOWOSO, was received by Governor Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state, Wives; of the Secretary to the state government, Head of service, APC state Chairman.
Others were, the former Commissioner for Women Affairs, Iyaloja general, some traditional rulers and other government officials.