Rotimi Akeredolu; Photo The Guardian
By Our Reporter
Ondo State Governor and candidate of All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s governorship election in the state, Rotimi Akeredolu may be coasting to victory going by the results from 15 Local Governments as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s collation centre in Akure early Sunday morning.
The results were announced by the Local Government collation officers at the Akeredolu won in 12 LGAs, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, won three, the Deputy Governor and Zenith Labour Party candidate, Agboola Ajayi, has not won any.
Akeredolu has so far garnered 229,309 votes.
Jegede is trailing with 170,138 votes.
Ajayi is in a distant third with 53,422 votes.
Going by the breakdown of the figures, Akeredolu is leading his closest rival, Jegede, with 59,171 votes.