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INEC Declares APC Candidate, Akeredolu Winner of Ondo Governorship Election

BY DAYO ADESULU

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu winner of October 10 governorship election in Ondo State.

INEC Returning Officer, Prof Idowu Olayinka, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner with 292,830.

He defeated his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede, in 12 of the 18 Local Government Areas where the election held

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede polled 195,791 while Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) scored 69,127 votes.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who declared Akeredolu winner, said he had met all conditions required to be returned as governor-elect for the state.

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