Akeredolu Ondo State governor-elect – INEC
The electoral commission, INEC, has formally declared Rotimi Akeredolu the governor-elect of Ondo State.
According to Prof. Ganiyu Ambali, INEC Returning Officer, Mr. Akeredolu defeated two major opponents, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), to clinch victory.
Mr. Akeredolu of Nigeria’s ruling APC scored 244,842 votes to defeat 27 others in the governorship election held on Saturday.
Eyitatyo Jegede of the PDP came second with 150,380 votes while Olusola Oke of the AD scored 126,889 votes to come third, the INEC returning officer, Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali, said.
The overall of the election result stated below:
AD =126, 889
APC won by 94,462.