Ademola Adeleke: leads after results declared in 18 LGAs
Senator Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party made an emphatic sweep of both Ede North and Ede South locals councils on Saturday, as INEC returning officers announced the council-by-council results in the Osun governorship election.
In Ede South, he polled 16,693 votes, while in Ede North, he got 18745 votes. His All Progressives Congress rival, Gboyega Oyetola got 4512 and 7025 in the two councils respectively.
The wide gap Adeleke created among the field of 48 governorship candidates gave him the initial jump, making the others to do catch up.
After final results were announced in 18 local governments, he has 165,596 votes, while the APC candidate got 146, 923 votes, a difference of 18,673 votes.
Senator Iyiola Omisore, who cleared Ife Central, with a record vote of 20,494 trails in the third position, with 71,028 votes. There are results still being expected in 12 local councils.