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  • Updated: October 11, 2020

Ondo Election Update 2020: APC's Akeredolu Cripples Jegede, PDP, Agboola; Set To Be Named Winner

The freshest Ondo Election Update from South-West is that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has all but been reelected to office, after garnering more votes than his closest challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).

AllNews reports that the results of the18 local governments in the Sunshine State have been announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, with Akeredolu, flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), clinching most of the local governments.

The final vote count for the Ondo Governorship Election reads Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) - 292,830; Eyitayo Jegede (PDP) - 195, 791.

Thus, Akeredolu defeated Jegede with over 97, 000 votes.

Agboola Ajayi of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) came a distant third with 69, 127 votes.

Rufus Akeju, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for INEC in Ondo State asked for some minutes to read out all the results and probably officially declare the winner.

READ ALSO: Latest Ondo State Election News For Today Sun, 11th Of Oct 2020

Governor Akeredolu

Ondo State gubernatorial election 2020: Below is a breakdown of the votes awarded to the three main candidates in the 18 local governments areas:

1: Owo LGA
APC – 35,957
PDP – 5,311
ZLP – 408

2: Ondo East LGA
APC: 6, 485
PDP: 4,049
ZLP: 3,221

3: Akoko North-West LGA
APC: 15,809
PDP: 10, 320
ZLP: 3,477

4: Akoko South-West LGA
APC: 21,322
PDP: 15,055
ZLP: 2,775

5: Akoko North-East
APC: 16,572
PDP: 8,380
ZLP: 3 ,532

6: Irele LGA
APC: 12,643
PDP: 5,493
ZLP: 5,904

7: Ile Oluji LGA
APC:13, 278
PDP: 9, 231
ZLP:1, 971

8: Ifedore LGA
APC – 9, 350
PDP – 11, 852
ZLP – 1, 863

9: Akure North LGA
APC – 9, 546
PDP- 12, 263
ZLP- 1, 046

10: Idanre LGA
APC: 11, 286
PDP: 7, 499
ZLP: 3, 623

11: Ilaje LGA

APC: 26, 657

PDP: 11, 128

ZLP: 4, 405

12: Akoko South-East LGA
APC – 9, 419
PDP- 4, 003
ZLP – 2, 004

13 Ose LGA

APC:15,122

PDP: 8, 421

ZLP:1, 083

14  Okitipupa LGA

APC: 19, 266

PDP:  10, 367

ZLP: 10,120

15 Akure South East

APC: 17,277

PDP: 47,267

ZLP: 2,236

16 Ondo West

APC: 15,977

PDP: 10,627

ZLP: 10,159

17 Odigbo LGA

APC: 23,571

PDP:  9,485

ZLP: 6,540

18 Ese Odo LGA

APC: 13, 383

PDP: 4, 680

ZLP: 4, 760

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