Ademola Adeleke Becomes Governor Of Osun state
A dancing Senator, in Nigeria, Ademola Adeleke has been declared the winner of the Governorship election in Osun state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission declared him the winner on the 17 of July 2022.
He is the candidate is of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Ademola Adeleke is also an uncle to Nigeria’s afrobeat sensation Davido.
The Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, announced that Adeleke got a total of 403,371 votes.
He beat the incumbent, Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, who got 375,027 votes in a keenly contested race.
According to the total votes recorded by the electoral umpire, the PDP won 17 of the 30 Local Government Areas of the state.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, won the remaining 13.
The PDP won in Ede North, Ede South, Ifelodun, Boluwaduro, Egbedore, Odo Otin, and Osogbo. Others are Ila, Atakumosa West, Olorunda, Ilesa West, Obokun, Oriade, Orolu, Ife North, Irepodun, and Ejigbo LGAs.
The APC, on the other hand, won in Boripe, Ilesa East, Ayedire, Ifedayo, Ife Central, Ayedaade, Iwo, Olaoluwa, Isokan, Atakumosa East, Irewole, Ife South, and Ife East LGAs.
After the result was announced, the newly elected governor was seen in a video, prustrating to his older brother.
He was surrounded by well wishers who could not seem to hide their joy.