Akeredolu coasts to victory in Ondo election

Akeredolu coasts to victory in Ondo election

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The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, governor Arakinrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN is leading in 9 Local Councils results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with 178,854 votes from the 18 Local Government Areas of the State.

FILE: GOVERNOR ROTIMI AKEREDOLU

Also, the PDP Candidate, Eyitayo Jegede has won three Local Councils with 141,083 votes while the deputy governor of the State who is also the Candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi got 32,000 in the results announced so far.

According to The Guardian, Jegede led in Akure South, Akure North and Ifedore while Akeredolu won in Owo, Akoko South-East, Idanre, Ile Oluji, Irele and Akoko North East. Others are Akoko North West and Ondo East.

The electoral body will reconvene by 9.am on Sunday to announce the result of the remaining six Local Councils and declare the winner.

Results as announced by INEC

Owo LGA
APC 35,957
PDP 3,311
ZLP 408

Akure South LGA
APC 17,277
PDP 47,627

ZLP 2,236

Ondo East LGA
APC 6,485
PDP 4,049
ZLP 3,221

Akoko North West
APC 21,322
PDP 15, 055
ZLP 2,775

Akoko North East
APC 16,572
PDP 8,532
ZLP 3,532

Irele LGA
APC 12,643
PDP 5,493
ZLP 5,904

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Ile Oluji LGA
APC 13,278
PDP 9,231
ZLP 1,971

Ifedore LGA
APC 9,350
PDP 11,852
ZLP 1,046

Idanre LGA
APC 11,286
PDP 7,499
ZLP 3,623

Akure North LGA
APC 9,646
PDP 12,263
ZLP 1,046

Akoko South-East LGA
APC 9,419
PDP 4,003
ZLP 2,004.

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