Adeleke said he had accepted the ruling of the apex court irrespective of his feelings and perception about the verdict, adding that his ambition was never a do or die affair.
He made this known in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed.
The statement read: “As a Democrat and law abiding citizen, I accept the ruling no matter my misgivings and wish Governor Oyetola well in the governance of Osun state.
“In all circumstances, we must thank God Almighty. We gallantly fought a good fight in pursuance of a democratic cause. The ideals we fought for lives on.
“Our ambition was never a do or die affair. We aspired to serve and deliver democratic dividends to the people of Osun state. Our ambition was altruistic. We wish Governor Oyetola the best in governance of the state.”
Adeleke expressed gratitude to his supporters, leaders, and members of the PDP for their support.