The current governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rotimi Akeredolu, has won the October 10 2020 gubernatorial election in Ondo.

According to results declared by INEC, Akerdolu defeated his major contenders the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, and Hon Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, with about ninty-nine thousand votes in 15 Local Governments Areas in the state.

Akeredolu polled 292,914 votes as against Jegede who garnered 195,431 votes. The Independent National Electoral Commission’s Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who declared Akeredolu winner, said he had met all conditions required to be returned as governor-elect for the state.

Akeredolu will be serving Ondo state for the second time, having been elected in 2016 for the first time.

Ese Omu , Courtesy Vanguard

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