#Ondo2020: Akeredolu Wins Ondo Gubernatorial Election

#Ondo2020: Akeredolu Wins Ondo Gubernatorial Election


The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2020 Ondo State governorship election , Mr . Rotimi Akeredolu , has been declared winner of the poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission .

He defeated his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede , in 12 of the 18 Local Government Areas where the election held .

Akeredolu polled 292 ,830 votes as against Jegede ’ s 195 , 431 votes.

INEC ’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 .

Though Jegede won the first LG ( Ifedore ) result to be announced,

Akeredolu maintained a comfortable lead after 16 of the 18 LGAs ’ results were announced.

 

(Punchng)

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