Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party coasted to victory in yesterday’s Osun State governorship election.
Ademola Adeleke won 17 LGAs out of the 30 Local Government Areas in the state.
While his closest rival, the incumbent, Gboyega Oyetola won 13 LGAs.
Over one million nine hundred thousand people were eligible to vote in the election across the 30 local government areas of the state.
The PDP won in Ede North, Ede South, Ifelodun, Boluwaduro, Egbedore, Odo Otin, Osogbo, Ila, Atakumosa West, Olorunda, Ilesa West, Obokun, Oriade, Orolu, Ife North, Irepodun, and Ejigbo LGAs.
The APC, on the other hand, won in Boripe, Ilesa East, Ayedire, Ifedayo, Ife Central, Ayedaade, Iwo, Olaoluwa, Isokan, Atakumosa East, Irewole, Ife South, and Ife East LGAs.
The Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe made the announcement on Sunday morning.
He said, “I declare Adeleke Ademola Jackson Nurudeen, on behalf of the chairman of INEC, of the PDP, having satisfied the requirement of the law, is hereby declared the winner and he is returned elected.”