The second term bid of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is almost assured as he is leading in eight of the ten Local Governments announced. Results from 10 of the 18 Local Governments in Ondo State have been announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
From the results announced, Gov Akeredolu is leading with over 60,000 votes.
In Akoko North East, the APC’s candidate got 16,572 votes while his PDP counterpart garnered 8,380 votes. The governor polled 12,643 votes in Irele local government while his closest rival, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP secured 5,493 votes.
In Ifedore local government, the APC garnered 9,350 while the PDP polled 11,852 votes. Mr Jegede led with 12,263 votes in Akure North while Mr Akeredolu polled 9,546 votes.
In Akoko South West, the governor polled 21,232 votes while Mr Jegede got 15,055 votes. In Owo local government, the hometown of the governor, he polled 35,957 votes while his closest rival, Mr Jegede garnered 5,311 votes.
Mr Akeredolu polled 15,809 in Akoko North West, votes while Mr Jegede got 10,320 votes. In Ondo East local government, the governor polled 6,485 votes while his closest contender, Mr Jegede polled 4,049 votes.
In the same breath, the APC polled 13,287 votes in Ile Oluji local government, while the PDP garnered 9,231 votes. In Idanre local government, Mr Akeredolu polled 11,286 votes while Mr Jegede secured 7,499 votes.
The results were announced in each of the local governments by the presiding INEC electoral officials.