INEC Declares Dapo Abiodun Winner of Ogun 2023 Governorship Election
Again, the ruling All Progressives Congress has emerged victorious in the Ogun state 2023 election.
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Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Ogun state governorship election as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the commission's Returning officer in the state, Professor Adebowale, Vice Chancellor University of Ibadan.
Abiodun emerged victorious as he defeated his main challenger, as the APC scored 276, 298 votes while the PDP scored 262, 383.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who was leading in seven local governments while the Senator Ibikunle Amosun – backed candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Olubiyi Otegbeye, is yet to win any local government.
In the 20 local governments of the state, Abiodun scored 276, 298 votes to defeat Adebutu, with a close margin to victory, 262, 383 votes and Otegbeye came a distant third with 94,754 votes.
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Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu: 262, 383
Dapo Abiodun: 276, 298 votes
Olubiyi Otegbeye: 94, 754
Rejected votes; 188, 35.
Total votes count: 663,968
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Oyo Governorship Election: Why APC’s Folarin Suffers Humiliating Defeat as INEC Declares Makinde Winner
The good people of Oyo state on Saturday, March 18, 2023, headed to the poll and through their votes, decided the fate of who eventually rules them in the next four years.
It was a shocking yet surprising development in Oyo state as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, March 19, 2023, declared Seyi Makinde, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the winner of the election.
Makinde was returned as the governor of Oyo state after defeating the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Teslim Folarin by a very wide margin.