Governor Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has delivered his Polling Unit 2, Ward 3, Ita Osanyin, Iperu Remo in Ikenne local government.
Governor Abiodun polled 147 votes to defeat his closest rival, Hon Ladipupo Adebutu of PDP who scored 142 votes.
Senator Ibikunle Amosun backed – Barr. Biyi Otegbeye of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) polled two votes.
Abiodun and Adebutu are kinsmen and hailed from Iperu.
Also, the Deputy Governor of the state, Engr Noimot Salako-Oyedele who voted at her Ward 3, Polling Unit 76, Ota in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government delivered her unit to the APC.
In Salako -Oyedele’s unit, APC polled 147 while PDP recorded 37 votes. ADC scored 6 votes.
In the same Polling Unit, for the House of Assembly, APC polled 144, PDP 33 while ADC had 8 votes.
The breakdown shows:
ADC – 6
APC – 147
PDP – 37
House of Assembly
ADC – 8
APC – 144
PDP – 33
Similarly, Senator Solomon Adeola, APC Senator-Elect for Ogun West Senatorial District and Chairman of Senate Committee of Finance won his polling unit at U.A.M.C School, Pahayi, Ilaro with a total votes of 229 for APC and its governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun against the closest rivals of ADC that scored 106 votes and PDP’s 84 votes.
Similarly, the Senator won his Ilaro Ward 1 with a total vote of 1,713 while ADC and PDP scored 1,094 and 915 votes respectively from the collated and announced results by officials of INEC.
Equally results collated at the Situation Room of APC in Ogun West show that the Senator equally won Yewa South for APC while it is certain that Ogun West will post huge votes for APC at the end of collation of the 5 LGAs of the district.
Speaking earlier to journalists after voting, Senator Adeola expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the governorship and state assembly election stressing that there is a marked improvement on the conduct of the election from the hitches observed during the last Presidential and National Assembly election.
“I am satisfied with the conduct so far. The INEC officials came on time and the machines work very well from my observation here and reports I am getting across my senatorial district. Our democracy is progressing and we are learning and improving on the processes. We are on a journey to perfecting our electoral system” he stated, according toChief Kayode Odunaro, Media Adviser to Senator Adeola.
Credit: The Nation