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Osun election: APC wins Aregbesola, Omisore polling units

By Dennis Erezi
16 July 2022   |   4:19 pm
National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Iyiola Omisore, has won his polling unit in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State. Osun State governor and APC candidate Adegboyega Oyetola, who is seeking re-election, polled 192 votes after the counting of the ballots at the polling unit 003, Ward 1, Ife East LGA . APC's…

Senator Iyiola Omisore

National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Iyiola Omisore, has won his polling unit in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State.

Osun State governor and APC candidate Adegboyega Oyetola, who is seeking re-election, polled 192 votes after the counting of the ballots at the polling unit 003, Ward 1, Ife East LGA .

APC’s closest rival is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Ademola Adeleke who polled 168 votes.

At the unit, ADP scored 5 votes, AAC, 7 votes; A, 2 votes and SDP, 1 vote.

In PU 004, Ward 1, Ife East, which is at the same location where Mr Omisore voted, the APC also carried the day with a total of 186 votes to defeat PDP which scored 162 votes.

At the unit, A scored 4 votes, AAC ,1 vote; ADP, 7; APM, 2; Accord, 4; and Accord, 4.

However, the margin of win was a surprise to many observers who thought the former senator would completely overwhelm the PDP candidate in the unit.

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Also, the APC won Ward 8, unit 1, Isare Ifofin, Ilesa East Local Government Area where former governor and interior minister Rauf Aregbesola hails from.

APC polled 164 votes while his closest rival, Adeleke of the PDP trailed with 134 votes.

The Guardian reported that did not vote in the governorship election.