Ondo Polls: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

 Ondo Polls: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Arákùnrin Rotimi Akeredolu, ha been in early lead, as the Independent National Electoral Commission began to announce results from the State’s Governorship election held on Saturday.

The Governor, who is seeking re-election for another four years, recorded 178,854 votes; while is closest challenger from the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, recorded 141,083 votes.

Another major contender, the State’s Deputy Governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Mr Agboola Ajayi, had recorded 32,060 votes.

The INEC officials are expected to reconvene by 9:00a.m on Sunday, October 11, 2020, to announce the results from the remaining six Local Governments and, subsequently, the eventual winner of the election.

Atinúkẹ́ Ṣeun-Ìgè

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