Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has emerged the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday.

Akeredolu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared winner after polling the highest number of votes.

The result was announced by the election’s Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Abel Olayinka who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, UI.

The governor who will be spending another four year term in office won in 15 of the 18 local government areas of the state while his rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP won the remaining three within the Central Senatorial District.

Akeredolu’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi who is the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP could not secure any local government.

According to the votes as announced, Akeredolu polled a total of 292,830 votes, Jegede scored 195,791 with Ajayi coming a distant third with 69,127.

Below is the result as declared by INEC:

Ifedore LG:

APC 9,350,
PDP 11,852,
ZLP 1.860

Irele LG
APC 12,643
PDP 5,493
ZLP 5,904

Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo LG

APC 13,278
PDP 9,231
ZLP 1,971

Ondo East LG

APC 6,485
PDP 4,049
ZLP 3,221

Idanre LG

APC 11,286
PDP 7,499
ZLP 3,623

Owo LG

APC 35,957
PDP 5,311
ZLP 408

Akoko North East LG

APC 16,572
PDP 8,380
ZLP 3,532

Akoko South West LG

APC 21,232
PDP 15,055
ZLP 2,775

Akoko North West

APC 15,809
PDP 10,320
ZLP 3,477

Akure North LG

APC 9,546
PDP 12,263
ZLP 1,046

Akoko South East LG

APC 9,419
PDP 4,033
ZLP 2,055

Akure South LG

APC 17,277
PDP 47,627
ZLP 2,236

Ose LG

APC 15,122
PDP 8,421
ZLP 1,083

Okitipupa LG

APC 19,266
PDP 10,367
ZLP 10,120

Ondo West LG

APC 15,977
PDP 10,627
ZLP 10,159

Odigbo LG

APC 23,571
PDP 9,485
ZLP 6,540

Ilaje

APC 36,675
PDP 11,128
ZLP 4405

Ese Odo

APC 13,383
PDP 4,680
ZLP 4,760

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