Ondo election: Akeredolu in early lead
Ondo State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday governorship election, Arakinrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN is leading in 9 local councils results announced by the INEC with 178,854 votes.
While the PDP candidate, Eyitayo Jegede has won three local councils with 141,083 votes.
The deputy governor of the state who is also the candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi got 32,000 in the results announced so far.
Ondo state has 18 local councils.
Jegede led in Akure South, Akure North and Ifedore while Akeredolu won in Owo, Akoko South-East, Idanre, Ile Oluji, Irele and Akoko North East. Others are Akoko North West and Ondo East
The electoral body will reconvene by 9.am on Sunday to announce the result of the remaining six local councils and declare the winner.
Results as announced by INEC
Akure South LGA
Ondo East LGA
Akoko North West
PDP 15, 055
Akoko North East
Ile Oluji LGA
Akure North LGA
Akoko South-East LGA
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