Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress governorship primaries in Ondo State.

The outcome of the exercise was officially announced in Akure by the Chairman of the election committee and Governor of Kogi State, Usman Ododo following the collation of results from 17 out of the 18 Local Government Areas of Ondo State as the election was not held in Ifedore Local government area of the state.

The Returning Officer for Ifedore local government, Oliver Okpala had explained that there was a shooting in the area, and residents were scared to come out.

Ododo said governor Aiyedatiwa polled 48, 569 votes to defeat 15 other aspirants who contested the primary election, which was concluded on Sunday after the election committee declared the primary inconclusive on Saturday.

According to governor Ododo, former deputy speaker in the state, Mayowa Akinfolarin, came second with 15,343 votes, while Chief Olusola Oke secured the third position with 14,865 votes.

Speaking before the party’s electoral officers who presented the results from the 17 council areas, Governor Ododo urged other aspirants to be loyal to APC and support the winner towards ensuring that the party wins the governorship election in November, this year.

Votes According To Candidates

Lucky Aiyedatiwa 48, 569

Mayowa Akinfolarin 15,343

Oke Olusola 14915

Jimi Odimayo 490

Omogoroye Judith 115

Isaac Kekemeke 1045

Soji Ehinlanwo 492

Gbenga Edema 395

Ibrahim Jimoh 9456

Waheed  Adekojo 529

Wale Akinterinwa 1952

Felix Ohunyeye 424

Levi Morayo 290

Diran Iyantan 348

Dayo Faduyile 353

Ife Oyedele 462

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