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INEC Declares Akeredolu Winner Of Ondo Gov’ship Election

Incumbent governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has won Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the election.

Akeredolu was returned elected after defeating his challengers: candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede; Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi, and 14 others.

The Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Idowu Olayinka, said Akeredolu satisfied the constitutional requirements to be declared winner.

“Having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes, I hereby declare Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu of the APC as the winner, and he is hereby returned elected,” Professor Olayinka declared.

The governor secured a total of 292,830 votes while Jegede garnered 195,791 votes. Ajayi came a distant third with 69,127 votes.

Akeredolu will serve another four-term as governor of Ondo State.

See the breakdown of the election results by local governments below:

Akure North LGA

APC: 9,546
PDP: 12,263
ZLP: 1046

Ile Oluji/Okeigbo LGA

APC – 13,278
APP – 24
SDP- 173
PDP- 9,231
ZLP- 1,971

Akoko North-East LGA

APC – 16,572
PDP – 8380
ZLP – 3532

Irele LGA

APC – 12643
PDP – 5493
ZLP – 5904

Akoko North-West LGA

APC – 15,809
PDP- 10,320
ZLP- 3477

Ondo East LGA

APC – 6485
PDP – 4049
ZLP – 3221

Akoko South-West LGA

APC – 21,232
PDP.- 15,055
ZLP – 2,775

Akure North LGA
APC – 9546
PDP- 12263
ZLP- 1046

Idanre LGA

APC – 11286
PDP- 7499
ZLP- 3623

Owo LGA

APC – 35,957
PDP – 5311
ZLP- 408

Akoko South-East LGA

APC – 9419
PDP – 4003
ZLP – 2004

Akure South LGA

APC – 17277
PDP – 47627
ZLP – 2236

Ose LGA

APC – 15,122
PDP – 8421
ZLP – 1083

Okitipupa LGA

APC – 19266
PDP – 10367
ZLP – 10120

Ondo West LGA

APC – 15,977
PDP – 10,627
ZLP – 10159

Odigbo LGA

APC – 23,571
PDP – 9485
ZLP – 6540

Ilaje LG

Cancellation in three polling units is 1,479.
APC – 26,657
APP – 23
PDP- 11,128
SDP- 156
ZLP-4,005

Ese Odo LGA

APC – 13,383
APP – 25
PDP – 4,680
SDP – 76
ZLP – 4,760

 

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