Senator Teslim Folarin has accepted defeat, in prospect to congratulating his opponent of the Peoples Democratic Party, Seyi Makinde for his reelection.
Folarin, who was defeated by the incumbent governor on Saturday Gubernatorial election, via his twitter page congratulated Makinde and also appreciated the Oyo State voters, APC members and other supportive stakeholders for the peaceful atmosphere of the electoral process.
The statement reads: “I Congratulate Governor Seyi Makinde and Appreciate Oyo State Voters, APC Members & Other Supportive Stakeholders”.
“All Glories and Adorations are due to Almighty God for His Grace and for preserving our lives throughout the 2023 electioneering process”.
“I would like to express my sincere appreciations to Oyo State electorates for their support for all APC candidates on March 18th elections. May God Bless you all”.
“To whom much is given, much is expected. It is on this note that I am offering my solemn gratitude to leaders and members of our great party – APC; the coalition parties, candidates of other political parties that worked for us, volunteers, the press as well as individuals that contributed to the Itesiwaju Ipinle Oyo 2023 project”.
“Furthermore, I give kudos to members of 2023 Oyo State APC Presidential and Governorship Campaign Council for the best-ever issue-based campaigns. Thank you for your absolute loyalty, dedication and commitment to the struggle”.
“I also laud the overwhelming support from my friends and political allies across the country. Thanks for being there always”, the statement ended
He also appealed to the teeming party members and support groups, to remain calm as they study the results of the just concluded Governorship and House of Assembly elections held on Saturday, March 18th 2023.