#OsunDecides: Aregbesola Reacts To Oyetola’s Defeat With Bible Quote

Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has finally reacted to the just-concluded Osun State Governorship election.

Aregbesola who is a former governor of the state boycotted the election, and had remained silent on development in Osun State after his outburst against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress and his political boss, Bola Tinubu, in February 2022.

Vantage News had reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday morning declared Ademola Adeleke the Governor-Elect of Osun State after scoring a majority of votes cast in the governorship election in the state.

The PDP candidate finally claimed victory nearly four years after failing by a small margin in his bid to govern Osun State.

Adeleke on Saturday polled 403,371 votes to defeat his closest rival, the incumbent governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola, who polled 375,027 votes.

Aregbesola reacted in a post titled, ‘Osun Le Tente’ on Sunday morning.

He posted a bible verse, Daniel 4:17, which exalts God’s power to place control in the hands of whoever He wishes.

“This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.” – (Daniel 4:17),” the minister posted.


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