Ondo Decides: Akeredolu Tops as INEC Declares Results from 15 LGAs

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Ondo Decides: Akeredolu Tops as INEC Declares Results from 15 LGAs
Nwolu Obiajulu

Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has maintained the lead in the Ondo State governorship election as results from 15 out of 18 Local Governments are announced.

This is according to results announced by the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission at its collation centre in Akure.

Candidate of the APC, Akeredolu won in 12 LGAs while Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled the highest votes in three LGAs. The candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), and Deputy governor of the state, is yet to win any LGA.

The results show that out of the 17 political parties that are participating in the election, Akeredolu has 229,309 votes, Jegede has garnered 170,138 votes while Ajayi trails with 53,422 votes.

Akeredolu of the APC leads his closest contender, Jegede with 59,171 votes.

Breakdown of Results From 15 LGAs

1: Owo LGA
APC – 35,957
PDP – 5,311
ZLP – 408

2: Ondo East LGA
APC: 6, 485
PDP: 4,049
ZLP: 3,221

3: Akoko North-West LGA
APC: 15,809
PDP: 10, 320
ZLP: 3,477

4: Akoko South-West LGA
APC: 21,322
PDP: 15,055
ZLP: 2,775

5: Akoko North-East
APC: 16,572
PDP: 8,380
ZLP: 3 ,532

6: Irele LGA
APC: 12,643
PDP: 5,493
ZLP: 5,904

7: Ile Oluji LGA
APC:13278
PDP: 9231
ZLP:1971

8: Ifedore LGA
APC – 9350
PDP – 11852
ZLP – 1863

9: Akure North LGA
APC – 9546

This post was written by Nwolu Obiajulu.

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