Adeleke Constitutes 37-Member Transition Committee


The Osun Governor-elect, Sen. Ademola Adeleke (PDP) has constituted a 37-member Transition Committee to facilitate a smooth transition to his administration on November 27, 2022. 

A statement issued by the party’s Director of Media, Oladele Bamiji, on Tuesday explained that the committee was made up of seasoned technocrats, present and former public office holders as well as experts from a diverse field of endeavour. 

He explained that committee was to be chaired by a Doctor of Nuclear Medicine and a Fellow of the Euro Institute of Reticulo-endothelial Biology & Medicare, Dr Muyiwa  Oladimeji, while the Director-General of Ademola Adeleke Campaign Organisation, Mr  Sunday Bisi, will serve as the deputy. 

According to the statement, Rep Bamidele Salam will serve as the Secretary, while Mr Adekunle Adepoju, will be his assistant. 

It added that the committee would be inaugurated by the Governor-elect on Thursday. 


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),  on July 17  declared Adeleke as the winner of the July 16 governorship election in the state. 

Announcing the results at the INEC Collation Centre,  Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who was the Returning Officer, said that Adeleke  polled   403,371 votes to defeat his closest rival,  Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the  All APC, who scored  375,027 votes. 

NAN reports that the PDP won in 17 local government areas, while APC won in 13.