INEC has declared Seyi Makinde of the PDP the winner of Oyo governorship election.
Newslensng reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared the Oyo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Part (PDP), Seyi Makinde, as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
This online platform understands that Makinde polled 563,756 votes to beat his close rival Teslim Folarin of All Progressive Congress (APC) who scored 256,685 votes, while Adebayo Adelabu of Accord Party scored 38,357 votes.
The state Returning Officer, Olusola Kehinde, said.
“That Makinde Oluseyi having satisfied the requirement of the law is declared winner of the poll.”
Makinde won 31 out of the 33 local government areas in the state, while Folarin came second by winning two local governments of Irepo and Ore-lope.
Makinde, who was seeking re-election, on Saturday, contested against Folarin, a three-term Senator, and Adebayo Adelabu of Accord Party, who was former deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
See the results as announced by INEC below:
1) Ona-Ara Local Government
2) Ibadan Northwest Local Government
3) Ibarapa East Local Government
4) Afijio Local Government
5) Atiba Local Government
6) Orire Local Government
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7) Ibadan Southwest Local Government
8) Oluyole Local Government
9) Atisbo Local Government
10) Saki East Local Government
11) Surulere Local Government
12) Itewiwaju Local Government