David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has congratulated his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, for clinching the Osun governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The senator representing Osun west, defeated his closest challenger, Akin Ogunbiyi, to emerge the flagbearer of the PDP in the September 22 governorship election.

Davido congratulated him in a tweet shortly after the final results were declared in Oshogbo.

“Congratulations to Senator Ademola Adeleke on Winning the PDP GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARIES!! , the incoming Governor of Osun State ??? @ademolaadeleke_01! Love you Uncle! Let’s make Osun great Again,” he wrote.

Davido recently paid a courtesy visit to the palace of the Ooni of Ife in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and he went down flat on the floor to greet him.

In a post to Instagram, the 25-year-old stated that he is proud to be a son of the soil.

The ‘Assurance’ singer is the son of Adedeji Adeleke, founder and president of Adeleke University, Ede in Osun State.

Noted for dancing in public, Adeleke became a senator after winning a by-election following the death of his brother and former governor of Osun State, Isiaka Adeleke, on April 23, 2017.


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