A man reportedly wanted in the United States in connection with drug offences, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has been declared as the winner of Ogun east senatorial district election.
Kashamu, who contested under the platform of PDP, was declared the winner today in Abeokuta and was said to have beaten the candidate of APC, Prince Adedapo Abiodun.
According to PM NEWS report, Kashamu polled 99, 540 votes to defeat Abiodun, who had 84,001 votes.
It was gathered that incumbent Senator Adegbenga Sefiu Kaka finished a distant third in the race, winning just 12,972 votes.
Kaka had contested on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), led by former governor Olusegun Osoba.
Also in Ogun central, Senator Gbenga Obadara of the SDP lost to APC’s Prince Lanre Tejuoso.
Meanwhile, APC's candidate in Ogun West, Prince Gbolahan Dada defeated PDP and SDP candidates to emerge winner in the district.
Waliu Taiwo from Ota was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP while Biyi Otegbeye from Ilaro was the SDP candidate.
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In the House of Representatives race, the APC won seven seats from the nine federal constituency seats in the State, leaving PDP to clinch the remaining two seats.
The two seats won by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside and Remo Federal Constituency. Adesegun Adekoya, a.k.a. ‘Attacker’ won in Ijebu North and Ladi Adebutu, won the Remo federal constituency.
APC’s Kehinde Odeneye won in Ijebu Central. Segun Williams, also of the APC won the Abeokuta South constituency. Both were incumbents..
On the whole, the APC has won in 12 of the 19 local councils so far declared. PDP won in seven.
The only local government being expected now is Ipokia.