The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Senator Ademola Adeleke, has won the governorship election of Osun State.
This comes as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the governorship election conducted on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
The 2022 Osun governorship election took place in all the 30 local government areas of the state with 3,763 polling units and 332 registration areas.
Senator Adeleke won 17 of the 30 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the Osun State governorship election.
The incumbent Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC), however, won in the remaining 13 LGAs.
The result released by INEC shows that, Adeleke polled a total of 402,979 votes while the incumbent governor had 375,077 votes.
The other 15 political parties’ candidates in the election include: Mr Oyegoke Omigbodun, Social Democratic Party (SDP); Dr Akin Ogunbiyi (Accord); Mr Yusuf Lasun (Labour Party); Munirudeen Atanda (Action Democratic Party).
Accord Party came third with 4,508 votes, followed by Labour Party with 2,729 votes, African Action Congress with 2,141 votes and Social Democratic Party wiith 515 votes.