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Ogun Guber Poll: APC’s Abiodun narrowly wins PDP’s Adebutu



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the incumbent Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, the winner of the just concluded governorship election in the state.

Abiodun who is standing for a second and final term defeated his closest rival, Ladi Adebutu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Abiodun polled 276,298 votes while Adebutu scored a total of 262,383 votes. The duo were trailed behind by Africa Democratic Party’s Biyi Otegbeye who polled a total of 94,754 votes.

The APC won in Odeda, Egbado-North, Egbado-South, Ewekoro, Ijebu-North, Ijebu-Ode, Ipokia and Abeokuta-North.

The PDP won in Abeokuta-South, Ogun Waterside, Ijebu-North/East, Ikenne, Ijebu-East, Remo-North and Odogbolu.

Meanwhile, the PDP state collation agent, Sunkanmi Oyejide, had called for a rerun in some polling units where elections were cancelled.

Oyejide made the call while reacting to the huge number of polling units in Ikenne, Ogun Waterside and Remo-North where the election was cancelled due to the non-function of the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System machines and violence.

However, the APC state collation agent, Yemi Adelani, however disagreed with him, saying it was not necessary.

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