BREAKING: Akeredolu Wins Ondo Governorship 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 ,791 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 .
Jegede won in Akure South, Akure North , and Ifedore LGAs while the Deputy Governor and Zenith Labour Party candidate , Agboola Ajayi , won none.