Osun 2022: INEC Declares Senator Ademola Adeleke Governor-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Senator Ademola Adeleke the candidate of the People Democratic party PDP in the State’s governorship election, winner of the exercise.
Professor Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, announced the result on Sunday morning at the INEC office in Osogbo, the State capital.
Sen. Adeleke obtained the highest number of votes from 17 of the 30 local governments in Osun State.
The PDP won Ede North Local Government, Ede South, Ifelodun, Boluwaduro, Egbedore, Odo Otin, Osogbo, Ila, Atakumosa West, Olorunda, Ilesa West, Obokun, Oriade, Orolu, Ife North, Irepodun and Ejigbo.
His closest rival, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress won in 13 Local Government Areas.
The Local Governments won by APC are Boripe, Ilesa East, Ayedire, Ifedayo, Ife Central, Ayedaade, Iwo, Olaoluwa, Isokan, Atakumosa East, Ife South, Ife Central and Ife East.
The results showed that Sen. Adeleke obtained 403, 371 votes from 30 LGAs while Oyetola got 375, 027 votes.
Adeleke contested the governorship seat with the incumbent Governor in 2018 which he lost narrowly about 350 votes.
Reacting to the declaration, PDP Caretaker Chairman, Dr Akindele Adekunle described the outcome as a victory for the entire populace of the state.
“Though it was anticipated because we have been to all the nooks and crannies of the state selling our candidate to a populace that desired change and they proved it at the poll.
We will not let the people down. They trust and believe in us, our duty is to reciprocate that trust

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