Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun has been declared the winner of the Ogun Central senatorial district election.
The returning officer, Prof. Ayinde Akanbi, declared on Monday, February 25, that Amosun polled 88,110 votes to defeat Tunji Oseni-Gomez of the African Democratic Congress(ADC), who had 37,101 votes.
Akanbi announced the result at the collation centre, Centenary Hall, Ake Abeokuta.
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He said that Solomon Sanyaolu of the PDP polled 33,276 votes while Gbenga Adenmosun of the Allied People’s Movement had 10,039 votes.
Solomon Olufemi of the ADP polled 6,510 votes, according to the returning officer.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun, delivered his ward 6 unit 8, Itagbangba polling unit in Abeokuta for President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari bested his main challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the unit.
Legit.ng gathers that in the presidential election, the ruling party secured 50 votes at the unit while the opposition party secured just 20 votes.
With 55 votes, Amosun, who is vying for the Ogun Central senatorial seat, also emerged victorious at the unit as his closest rivals - Kayode Amusan of the PDP and Titi Oseni of the African Democratic Party (ADP) - both scored 17 votes respectively.
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