The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday, declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, winner of Saturday’s Osun Governorship Election.
Adeleke defeated his closest rival and incumbent Governor, Gboyega Oyetola of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), to be returned Governor-elect.
metrowatchxtra reports that the PDP candidate polled 403,371 votes ahead of Oyetola’s 375,027 votes.
The final result was officially declared by INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.
According to the result, Adeleke won in 17 local government areas of the State, while Oyetola won in 13 LGAs.