INEC presents certificate of return to Akeredolu

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The ’s (’s) commissioner charge of Ondo, Ogun and Lagos, Dr Adekunle Ogunmola Tuesday presented the certificate of return to the Ondo governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, at the commission’s Akure.


The current governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rotimi Akeredolu, won the October 9, 2020, gubernatorial the . Akeredolu defeated his contenders the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, , Mr Eyitayo Jegede, and Hon Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Party, ZLP, about ninety-nine thousand (99), votes in 15 Local Governments Areas in the .


Akeredolu polled 292,914 votes as against Jegede who garnered 195,431 votes. The ’s Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who declared Akeredolu winner, said he had met all conditions required to be returned as governor-elect for the .