Beyond the victory tweets and statement issued by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in Saturday’s governorship election, Rotimi Akeredolu, ahead of the his official declaration as winner, it was celebration galore in his Owo home as the following pictures show him dancing while hosting family members, friends, political associates and well wishers.
From results of the election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as at press time, the APC candidate is leading other contenders with a wide margin. Out of the 18 Local Government Areas of the state, results of 17 Local Government Areas have been submitted, out of which Akeredolu is comfortably leading in 14 LGAs.
From results so far released, Akeredolu polled 237, 812
votes; his closed rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, garnered 145, 373 votes, while Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy, AD, scored 101, 600 votes.