ONDO 2020: Akeredolu Wins Re-election •To Receive Certificate of Return, Tuesday

Posted by OUR REPORTER | 11 October 2020 | 176 times

Reelected Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Rotimi Akeredolu as winner of the Ondo state governorship election.

Akeredolu, who contested under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled a total of 292,830 votes.

Idowu Olayinka, the returning officer of the election, said Akeredolu met all the conditions required to be declared the winner.

“I hereby declare Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the APC winner of the election and he is returned elected,” he said.

Eyitayo Jegede, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, secured 195,791 votes.

Agboola Ajayi, candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), placed a distant third with 69,217 votes..

Olayinka said Akeredolu will be presented with his certificate of return at the INEC office in Akure, the state capital, on Tuesday. (Credit, excluding headline: TheCable)


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