The congratulatory message is contained in an announcement issued in Ilorin on Wednesday by Malam Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.
“On behalf of the individuals and authorities of our state, I felicitate with Democrat Oye Owolewa, from homeland Omu-Aran (Kwara State), on his deserving victory on the polls.
“His victory is a mirrored image of his excellent persona as a younger man with a objective.
“I additionally congratulate the Kwara State Affiliation of North America (KSANG) households, particularly Alhaji Lateef Amolegbe, for his or her unflinching help for candidate Owolewa,” the governor stated within the assertion.
The governor stated that in his engagements with Owolewa within the run as much as the ballots, he got here by means of as a high-quality gentleman, a goal-getter, and a patriotic Nigerian-American with an eye fixed fastened on the ball.
“I, due to this fact, congratulate him, KSANG and all the Nigerian group within the Washington DC for this feat.
“For Mr Owolewa and others like him, the sky is just the start.
“I’m sure that his reassuring victory will supply higher illustration for his constituency and spur extra Nigerians, particularly youthful individuals, to get extra concerned within the political system right here in Nigeria or within the diaspora,” he stated.