The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ogun State, in the early hours of Monday,, declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Dapo Abiodun,, as the winner of the March 9 governorship election.
The State Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka, announced Abiodun as the state governor-elect, at the State Collation Centre of INEC at Magbon, Abeokuta,having polled 241,670 in the election.
Abiodun was closely followed by the APM candidate, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade who scored 222,153 votes. The margin lead between the scores of APC and APM was 19,517.
The ADC candidate, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka polled 110,422 votes and won in Imeko-Afon and Egbado South local government areas while Prince Buruji Kashamu of PDP scored 70,290 votes and won only in his council area, Ijebu North. In the breakdown analysis, APC won in 11 local government while APM won in six local government areas.
The state had 2,375,003 as the total number of registered voters. The total valid vote cast in the election according to Olayinka was put at 680,947 while 701,916 represented the total valid votes cast and 7100 as total cancelled votes. The total number of rejected votes was 20,969.
Breakdown of governorship election result from the 20 LG areas
Ijebu North-East LG
Ijebu East LG
Remo North LG
Abeokuta North LG
Egbado South LG
Egbado North LG
IJEBU NORTH LG