Ondo election: Akeredolu in early lead as collation of guber election result continues

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AKURE – The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Congress, Rotimi , shot into an early lead on Sunday as the National Electoral Commission began to announce results the state’s Governorship election held on .

After 12 local governments, the Governor, is seeking re-election for another four years, recorded 178,854 votes.

His closest challenger, the Peoples ’s Eyitayo Jegede, recorded 141,083 votes.

also emerged victorious nine of the first 10 local government results announced.

Another major contender, the State’s Deputy Governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi, had recorded 32,060 votes.

The INEC are expected to reconvene by 9 am on Sunday to announce the results the remaining six local governments and, subsequently, the eventual winner of the election. ()