Osun Governorship Election: Aregbesola Wins

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today declared incumbent Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola as the winner...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today declared incumbent Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola as the winner of Saturday’s governorship poll in the state.
According to the INEC, Aregbesola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in 22 out of 30 local government areas of the state to defeat his main challenger, Senator Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP) who won in eight local government areas.


Large turnout, tight security in Osogbo
There was a large turnout of voters in most of the polling booths visited by LEADERSHIP Sunday early yesterday in Osogbo, Osun State.
INEC officials were at their duty post as early as 8am with security agents complementing their services.
As early as 8:25am, over 30 people had been accredited to vote at Bishop Street Unit 002 in Olorunda LGA, Osogbo.

Aregbesola expresses delight at election process
Governor Aregbesola has expressed delight at the conduct of the governorship election in the state.
Aregbesola, who was accredited in Unit 1, Ward 8, Ifofin, Ilesa, at 10:45am, said he was sure of victory in the poll.
The governor, who was accompanied by his wife Sherifat and his two children, urged the people of the state to maintain the existing peace in the state.
Aregbesola walked from his Ilesa home with his party supporters, expressing happiness with the way the electorate conducted themselves.
Voters came out in large numbers while electoral officers arrived promptly for the exercise.

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