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Ondo election: Jegede secures landslide victory in Akure

The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, secured a landslide victory in his own Akure South and North Local Government Areas.

The results were announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission early Sunday morning at its collation centre in Akure.

In Akure South, Jegede polled 47,627 votes to defeat All Progressives Congress candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, who secured 17, 277 votes. Zenith Labor Party candidate, Agboola Ajayi, garnered 3,623 votes.

In Akure North, Akeredolu got 9,546 votes; Jegede, 12,263; and Ajayi 1,046 votes.

The breakdown of the figures shows that Jegede defeated his closet contender with 33,067 votes in Akure – 2,717 in the North and 30,350 in the South.

Jegede hails from Ondo Central Senatorial District. The LGAs in the Ondo Central are: Akure South, Akure North, Ifedore, Idanre, Ondo West, and Ondo East.

Some early results of the Ondo State governorship poll have revealed that the incumbent governor, Akeredolu, is in early lead in the race.


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

2: Ondo East LGA
APC: 6, 485
PDP: 4,049
ZLP: 3,223: 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
PDP: 9231

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

9: Akure North LGA
APC – 9546
PDP- 12263
ZLP- 1046

10: Idanre LGA
APC: 11286
PDP: 7499
ZLP: 3623

11: Idanre LGA
APC: 11286
PDP: 7499
ZLP: 3623

12: Akoko South-East LGA
APC – 9419
PDP- 4003
ZLP – 2004

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