Afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has expressed his joy over the Supreme Court’s verdict affirming his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, as the validly elected Governor of Osun State.
In a lead judgement delivered by Justice Emmanuel Agim, the court dismissed an appeal against Ademola Adeleke’s election victory by Adegboyega Oyetola, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Reacting to the verdict, Davido took to Twitter to mock oppositions with a line from a track in his latest album, Timeless.
“We go dey shock them like high-tension
As soon as the news of Davido celebrating Adeleke’s Supreme Court ruling hit the internet, fans took to social media to express their excitement and congratulate the Adeleke family on their victory.
Many fans retweeted Davido’s tweet and expressed their joy at the ruling.
One Twitter user, @Tshydo, wrote;
“This is a win for democracy. Congratulations to Governor Ademola Adeleke, and the entire Osun state.”
Another fan, @Chiamaka_Ebo, said;
“The people have spoken, and their voice has been heard. Congratulations to Governor Adeleke and the people of Osun state.”
Some fans also praised Davido for being a supportive family member and using his platform to promote the success of his uncle.
One Twitter user, @Phreedah, tweeted;
“Davido is a true supporter of his family. He celebrates their victories as if they were his own. That’s the kind of energy we need in this world.”
The ruling of the Supreme Court in favour of Governor Adeleke has generated a lot of reactions on social media, with many Nigerians commending the judiciary for upholding justice and fairness in the country.
— Davido (@davido) May 9, 2023