Gov Akeredolu emerges APC Governorship candidate

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has won the governorship primary election held on Monday landslide.

Rotimi defeated eight other aspirants in the race for the party’s ticket to emerge the candidate of the party.

Four aspirants have earlier withdrawn and stepped down for Rotimi before the commencement of the party’s primary which commenced around 2 pm and ended around 8:35 pm.

The governor was declared the party’s flag bearer, having won the highest number of lawful votes at the party’s primary election held at the International Conference Centre, Dome, Akure, the state capital.

The four aspirants who withdrawn from the race include Ife Oyedele, Segun Abraham, Jimi Odimayo, and Nathaniel Adojutelegan.

Rotimi was declared the winner of the contest with 2,725 votes defeating Chief Olusola Oke who polled 262, while Honorable Issacs Kekemeke scored 19 votes.

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Others in the race, Iji Sola scored nine votes, Awodeyi Akinterinwa, one vote, Anifowose Olajumoke, two votes, Nathaniel Adojutelegan, four votes, Olaide Adelami, four votes, Bukola Adetula with no vote, while Invalid votes are 33.

About 3,127 delegates across the 18 local government areas of the state participated in the election which produced Rotimi as the party’s candidate.

Rotimi won in all the 18 local government areas in the state to emerge the party’s candidate.

Rotimi will be slugging it out with other candidates from other political parties in the October 10 governorship election.

The overall result at a glance

Akeredolu -2,725

Oke Olusola -262

Kekemeke -19

Iji Sola -9

Awodeyi Akinterinwa -1

Anifowose Olajumoke -2

Nathaniel Adojutelegan -4

Adetula Bukola -nil

Olaide Adelami -4

Invalid votes -33

All Results at a glance:

Akoko North East

Aketi 190

Sola Oke -6

Sola Iji -2

Kekemeke

Akoko North West

Aketi -128

Sola Oke -17

Sola Iji

Kekemeke -1

Akoko South East

Aketi -152

Sola Oke -7

Sola Iji

Kekemeke -1

Akoko South West

Aketi -211

Sola Oke -17

Sola Iji

Kekemeke -1

Anifowose -1

Akure North

Aketi -172

Sola Oke -5

Sola Iji

Kekemeke -1

Akure South

Aketi -122

Sola Oke -29

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Ese Odo

Aketi -124

Sola Oke -3

Sola Iji -4

Kekemeke -10

Idanre

Aketi -141

Sola Oke -5

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Ifedore

Aketi -142

Sola Oke -3

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Ilaje

Aketi -142

Sola Oke -44

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Ile Oluji/Okeigbo

Aketi -146

Sola Oke -4

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Irele

Aketi -122

Sola Oke 26

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Odigbo

Aketi -154

Sola Oke -13

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Okitipupa

Aketi -155

Sola Oke -22

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Ondo East

Aketi -150

Sola Oke -3

Sola Iji

Kekemeke1

Anifowose -1

Ondo West

Aketi -168

Sola Oke -15

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Ose

Aketi -141

Sola Oke -8

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Owo

Aketi -161

Sola Oke -2

Sola Iji

Kekemeke

Adelami -3.

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