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Update On Ondo Election: Check Out Top 10 Latest News For Monday Morning

Update On Ondo Election: Check Out Top 10 Latest News For Mo

A pleasant day to you and welcome to AllNews' compilation of the top 10 updates on the Ondo State governorship election for today's morning (Monday, October 12th, 2020).

Here are the latest Ondo State election news headlines:

1. Ondo Decides 2020: INEC Announces Akeredolu As Winner Of State Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the incumbent Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Governorship election that held on October 10 in Ondo state.

Announcing Akeredolu as the winner of the election Idowu Olayinka, Rufus Akeju, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for INEC in Ondo State announced Akeredolu as the winner of the election after explaining that the number of votes margin between Akeredolu and his closest opponent was way more than the cancelled votes. Read more here.

2. Ondo Election Result: Akeredolu's Rival Loses Local Govt

As Ondo Election Result trickles in, the flagbearer of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and deputy governor of the Sunshine State, Agboola Ajayi, has lost his local government in Saturday's gubernatorial poll.

AllNews reports that Ajayi, who won in his polling unit in Kiribo in the Ese Odo Local Government Area, lost to his estranged boss, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and All Progressives Congress candidate (APC). Read more here.

3. Ondo Decides 2020: Police Officer Rejects N50,000 Bribe From Political Party

In a statement by the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Sunday, it was disclosed that a police officer stationed at a polling unit in Ondo State, rejected the sum of N50,000 offered him to allow thumb printing for voters that did not show up at the polling station.

The commission noted this in its commendation of the presence of police officers at the Ondo governorship election that was concluded yesterday, October 10, 2020. Read more here.

4. Ondo Election Result: INEC Cancels Votes In APC Stalwart’s Hometown (Here's Why)

As Ondo Election Result trickles in, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 1,413 votes were cancelled across three polling units in Okitipupa Local Government Area in Saturday's governorship poll.

AllNews reports that the affected polling units are in Igbotako, the hometown of Jimoh Ibrahim, a business mogul cum politician. Read more here.

5. Ondo Election Result: APC Lawmaker Responds To Allegation Of 'Poll Manipulation Backed By Buhari Govt'

As Ondo Election Result trickles in, a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Shina Abiola-Peller has rubbished an online allegation that he, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State are forcing their will on the people.

A social media user, @omoba_scholes had claimed that Peller, in conjunction with the South West states governors has the backing of "the national level" to manipulate the Ondo Election 2020. Read more here.

6. Ondo: See 'Winner' In Deputy-Governor, Agboola Ajayi's Polling Unit

Agboola Ajayi, the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and the deputy governor of Ondo state triumphed in his polling unit in Kiribo in the Ese Odo Local Government Area of the state.

AllNews reports that according to the result pasted at the unit by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), titled ‘Publication of Result of Poll’, Agboola won the Apoi Ward II, Unit 004, Idumado Quarters, Kiribo with a wide margin, having garnered 395 votes. Read more here.

7. Ondo Election: Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Responds To Claims He Brought Thugs To Sunshine State

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has denied bringing thugs to the South-West for Saturday’s Ondo Election.

AllNews understands that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) had last week disseminated propagandous messages claiming that Bello imported thugs into Ondo state. Read more here.

8. Ondo Election Result: Jegede Secures Wide-Margin Victory In Akure

As Ondo Election Result trickles in, the flagbearer of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede secured a wide-margin victory in his own Akure South and North Local Government Areas.

AllNews reports that results - monitored by this reporter - were announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) early Sunday morning at its collation centre in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Read more here.

9. Ondo Election Result: Akeredolu Leads After Announcement Of 12 LGAs

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently leading as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announces the Ondo Election Result.

AllNews reports that Akeredolu, who is seeking a second term in office, is leading his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) with over 81,000 votes. Read more here.

10. Ondo Election: Non-Profit Civic Hub Bemoans Votebuying, Low Compliance With COVID-19 Protocol

A non-profit civic hub, Yiaga Africa, has said that the Ondo election was marred with vote-buying and inadequate compliance with COVID-19 protocol.

The Co-chair, Yiaga Africa 2020 Ondo Election Observation Mission, Dr Aisha Abdullahi, stated this on Saturday at a press conference on the situational report on the election. Read more here.

And that’s all on the latest Ondo State Election News headlines on AllNews for today. More Ondo and Nigerian news headlines are on this dependable website. Do enjoy the rest of your day.

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