January 13, (THEWILL) – Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, on Friday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The visit was Adeleke’s first to the President since he was inaugurated as Governor in November.
Speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting, Adeleke said he came to thank the President for signing the Electoral Act, which enabled him to be elected as Governor.
The Governor said the President’s action paved the way for free and fair elections in Osun State
Adeleke was elected Governor on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He said his visit to the villa, provided him with the opportunity to discuss other issues of federal assistance with the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
“Well, am happy to tell you that I just saw the President looking so well, looking so good, and am happy about that.
“Since my election, I’ve felt like I should come and say hello to Mr. President and thank him for signing the Electoral Act because I must have benefited from it.
“That paved way for free and fair elections. And all the International community are applauding Nigeria, saying that Nigeria is set for democracy.
“So, that’s why am here today, to see him and thank him and wish him well for the remaining time in office,” he said.