Akeredolu wins Ondo governorship election







Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, was on Sunday declared the winner of the keenly contested governorship election that held in the state on Saturday October 10, 2020.

He defeated his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede, in 12 of the 18 Local Government Areas where the election held.

Akeredolu polled 292,830 votes as against Jegede’s 195,431 votes.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who declared Akeredolu winner, said he had met all conditions required to be returned as governor-elect for the state.