Osun APC Decides: Official Results Emerge as Oyetola Defeats Aregbesola's Aspirant in Governorship Primary

Osun APC Decides: Official Results Emerge as Oyetola Defeats Aregbesola's Aspirant in Governorship Primary

Osogbo, Osun state - Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state has won the governorship primary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) ahead of the July 16 poll.

The governor polled 221,169 votes to defeat Moshood Adeoti, a former Secretary to the Government of the State (SSG), and Lasun Yusuff, a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Channels TV reported.

Osun APC Decides: Oyetola Wins Governorship Primary, Official Results Emerge
Governor Gboyega Oyetola has won the APC governorship primary in Osun state. Photo credits: @tobbiematthew, @GboyegaOyetola
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Adeoti who was backed by interior minister, Rauf Aregebesola, failed to hijack the ticket from Oyetola.

Legit.ng gathers that the chairman of the committee that conducted the poll, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak of Kwara state, declared Oyetola the winner at the APC secretariat in Osogbo where votes from the 30 local government areas of the state were collated.

The APC conducted the exercise, captured via Legit.ng's live updates, using the direct mode of primary across the 332 wards in the state.

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See the primary results from the 30 LGAs below:

1. Atakumosa East

Oyetola – 2,637

Adeoti – 165

Lasun – 2

2. Atakumosa West

Oyetola – 4,655

Adeoti – 305

Lasun – 7

3. Ayedaade

Oyetola – 3,615

Adeoti – 540

Lasun – 0

4. Ayedire

Oyetola – 3,274

Adeoti – 279

Lasun – 3

5. Boluwaduro

Oyetola – 6,399

Adeoti – 62

Lasun – 0

6. Boripe

Oyetola – 15,034

Adeoti – 5

Lasun – 0

7. Ede North

Oyetola – 7,117

Adeoti – 311

Lasun – 2

8. Ede South

Oyetola – 2,664

Adeoti – 628

Lasun – 0

9. Egbedore

Oyetola – 5,500

Adeoti – 420

Lasun – 0

10. Ejigbo

Oyetola – 8,007

Adeoti – 360

Lasun – 0

11. Ife Central

Oyetola – 10,843

Adeoti – 344

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Lasun – 1

12. Ifedayo

Oyetola – 4,214

Adeoti – 141

Lasun – 0

13. Ife East

Oyetola – 12,030

Adeoti – 326

Lasun – 0

14. Ifelodun

Oyetola – 11,873

Adeoti – 631

Lasun – 27

15. Ife North

Oyetola – 3,377

Adeoti – 242

Lasun – 5

16. Ife South

Oyetola – 8,268

Adeoti – 43

Lasun – 0

17. Ila

Oyetola – 8,834

Adeoti – 47

Lasun – 0

18. Ilesa East

Oyetola – 4,857

Adeoti – 483

Lasun – 1

19. Ilesa West

Oyetola – 3,877

Adeoti – 446

Lasun – 0

20. Irepodun

Oyetola – 7,928

Adeoti – 732

Lasun – 214

21. Irewole

Oyetola – 7,560

Adeoti – 537

Lasun – 0

22. Isokan

Oyetola – 6,468

Adeoti – 279

Lasun – 13

23. Iwo

Oyetola – 9,432

Adeoti – 2,543

Lasun – 1

24. Obokun

Oyetola – 5,245

Adeoti – 527

Lasun – 2

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25. Odo Otin

Oyetola – 7,735

Adeoti – 384

Lasun – 0

26. Ola Oluwa

Oyetola – 3,771

Adeoti – 363

Lasun – 0

27. Olorunda

Oyetola – 7,103

Adeoti – 555

Lasun – 1

28. Oriade

Oyetola – 10,935

Adeoti – 438

Lasun – 11

29. Orolu

Oyetola – 6,652

Adeoti – 130

Lasun – 0

30. Osogbo

Oyetola – 22,265

Adeoti – 655

Lasun – 170

Final Result (total)

Oyetola – 222,169

Adeoti – 12,921

Lasun – 460

Osun 2022: Aregbesola sends strong message to supporters

Meanwhile, before the declaration of the official result, Aregbesola on Saturday night, February 19, had asked his supporters not to be downcast or resort to violence over the outcome of the Osun governorship primary.

In a statement by his media’s aide, Sola Fasure, Aregbesola claimed results of the governorship primary were “farcically counted in favour of the Governor.”

He said:

"I will urge you to maintain your cool and calm. Be not downcast, be not agitated. Hold your head high."

Source: Legit.ng

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