Barrister Rotimi Akeredolu has been named winner of the 2016 Ondo gubernatorial elections, INEC has announced.
INEC Chief Returning Officer, the University of Ilorin’s Professor Abdul Ganiyu Ambali, announced the All Progressive Congress candidate as the winner on Sunday following the completion of voting.
Akeredolu’s 237,12 votes were enough for him to win, surpassing Eyitayo Jegede of the People Democratic Party, who had 145,367 votes. The Alliance for Democracy’s Olusola Oke was third with 104,111 votes.
The 60-year old governor-elect was formerly a chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association. He has won 14 of the 17 announced LGAs, with the result of the Ilaje LGA yet to be announced.
See the announced results below.
APC 4, 253, PDP 7,313 in Ondo East local government PDP
APC 10,681, PDP 8,306 in Ile Oluji Okeigbo local government APC
APC 13,464 PDP 6,493 in Akoko North east local government APC
APC 10,958 PDP 6,742 in Ifedore local government APC
APC 11,138 , AD 6,710, PDP 5,907 in Irele local government APC
APC 13,454, PDP 6,520 Ose local government APC
APC 10,673, PDP 17,382 in Ondo West PDP
APC 6,384, PDP 4,239 in Akoko south east APC
APC 19,892, PDP 7,691, AD 9,359 in Akoko South West APC
APC 13,048, PDP 6,049 in Akoko North West APC
APC 10,710 PDP 6119 Akure north APC
AD 16,294, APC 14,930 Okitipupa local AD
APC 32,988, PDP 4,241 Owo local government APC
APC 10,981, PDP 7,975 Idanre Local APC
APC 17,581, PDP 8,668 Odigbo Local government APC
APC 25,797, PDP 25,005 Akure South Local government APC
APC 10,700, PDP 8,701 Ese Odo local government APC