Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC),
in Oyo state, Chief Adebayo Adelabu has just conceded defeat and follow this saying "no permanent enemies neither friends in politics" as he congratulated governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde on his victory at the polls.
In a message made available to Nigerian Tribune, on Monday morning, Adelabu said he was proud that at offering himself for service of the state and running a campaign that was based on issues.
While noting that his party, the APC, was examining incidents of violence and reports of electoral malpractices, Adelabu held that the electoral contest need not take the lives of people.
The message read, “My dear people of Oyo State, I am full of gratitude to God and to every single one of you for the journey so far. I offered myself up for service for the good of Oyo State.
‘We ran a campaign that was issues based and was above board all through and I am quite proud of that. No life is worth being lost for any reason, I sincerely sympathize with the families of the bereaved, May their souls Rest In Peace.
“While my party is studying the incidents of violence and various reported cases of electoral malpractices to determine further course of action if necessary. I congratulate Seyi Makinde of PDP.”