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Akeredolu wins Ondo Guber Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor and All Progressives Congress Candidate (APC) Rotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo State as the winner of the State Governorship election held on Saturday.

Akeredolu defeated his main challenger and candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, and his Deputy Governor and candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi, to emerge the winner.

The incumbent governor won 15 of the 18 Local Government Areas results declared by INEC while his closest rival, Jegede, won in three local government areas and Ajayi failed to win any, including his LGA where he lost to his principal.

Akeredolu polled 292,830, as against Jegede who garnered 195,791 to win the guber election.

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