INEC Declares Seyi Makinde Winner Of Oyo Governorship Election

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.

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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

Accord: 1,212
APC: 5,510
PDP: 17,326

2) Ibadan Northwest Local Government

Accord: 1,291
APC: 5,947
PDP: 19007

3) Ibarapa East Local Government

Accord: 1,885
APC: 7094
PDP: 11,125

4) Afijio Local Government

Accord: 1,357
APC: 5,588
PDP: 13,139

5) Atiba Local Government

Accord: 1,113
APC: 7,484
PDP: 18,389

6) Orire Local Government

Accord: 1,895
APC: 9,216
PDP: 13,767

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7) Ibadan Southwest Local Government
A: 2,270
APC: 9,491
PDP: 31,273

8) Oluyole Local Government

Accord: 1,386
APC: 6,592
PDP: 21,700

9) Atisbo Local Government

Accord: 1,188
APC: 6,955
PDP: 9,199

10) Saki East Local Government

Accord: 188
APC: 5,519
PDP: 8,374

11) Surulere Local Government

Accord: 271
APC: 8,882
PDP: 15,554

12) Itewiwaju Local Government

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