PDP wins Oyo gubernatorial election 

Yejide Adeniyi & Sekinat Opebiyi


The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has been declared winner of the state’s gubernatorial election.

Makinde won 27 out of the 33 local government areas of the state with  a total of 515,621 votes.

His closet rival, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC Adebayo Adelabu received a total of 357,982.

INEC chief Returning Officer, Vice Chancellor University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe gave the following breakdown of the votes cast:

Total number of registered voters: 2,934,107

Accredited voters: 940211

Total valid votes: 916860

Rejected votes: 20685

Total votes cast: 937545