Breaking: INEC formally declares Akeredolu Ondo-governor elect

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Published on November 27, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Akeredolu after winning in his polling booth

Akeredolu after winning in his polling booth

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally declared Mr Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.

Akeredolu polled 244, 842 to beat his closest rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), who polled 150, 380, while Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy, (AD) followed with a distant third of 126, 889 votes.

Returning officer, Professor Ganiu Amali made the announcement at about 12:50 pm on Sunday.

With this victory, the governor-elect of Ondo state and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Akeredolu, now takes on the responsibility of bringing everyone on board, to continue from where the PDP governor, Dr, Olusegun Mimiko stopped.

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