Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared winner of the governorship election in Oyo State.
Makinde was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday following the conclusion of the poll on Saturday.
The state Resident Electoral Commission, Tella Adeniran, declared Makinde the winner of the poll on Sunday at the INEC Collation Centre in Ibadan.
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Sanwo-Olu coasts to victory
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has won 18 out of the 20 local government areas in the state for Saturday’s governorship election.
Sanwo-Olu, who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, emerged winner of the council areas according to results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission at its state collation centre in Yaba, Lagos.
The incumbent governor is contesting against the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olajide Oladiran, and the candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour.
Sanwo-Olu polled the highest number of votes in Lagos Island, Epe, Agege, Ibeju-lekki, Surulere, Ikeja, Mushin, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Apapa, Ifako-Ijaiye, Badagry and Lagos Mainland.
Other LGAs where Sanwo-Olu won were Alimosho, Ojo, Ikorodu, Kosofe, Oshodi-Isolo, and Amuwo-Odofin.
However, his opponent, Rhodes-Vivour, defeated the ruling party in Amuwo-Odofin.
Only Eti-Osa LGA is yet to be collated as election is still ongoing at the Victoria Garden City polling units.
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