Aregbesola Floors Omisore, Retains Osun Governorship Seat

The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has been announced as the winner of the August 9 governorship election in the state. Aregbesola who flew the flag of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the election defeated his closest rival, Senator Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democratic Party by a margin of more than 100, 000 votes.
The APC won in 22 of the 30 local government areas in the state while the PDP led in the other 8.
The returning officer, Professor Bamitale Omole who is also the Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University announced that Aregbesola had a majority of the votes cast as he polled 394, 684 votes while Omisore had 292, 747 votes. None of the other 18 candidates had up to 9, 000 votes as the Labour Party candidate, Fatai Akinbade had only a little more than 8, 000 votes.
Below is the full result as announced:

The full results:
Ifedayo APC 4,225 PDP 3982
Boluwaduro APC 4,891 PDP 5,035
Ilesha East APC 16,106 PDP 5,913
Odo Otin APC 11,950 PDP 12,902
Ilesha West APC 15,427 PDP 5,449
Orolu APC 8,558 PDP 6,786
Oriade APC 12,523 PDP 10,214
Atakumosa APC 6,928 PDP 5,142
Ede South APC 11,738 PDP 7,462
Ila Oragun APC 10,825 PDP 7,916
Boripe APC 12,723 PDP 9,344
Irepodun APC 13,314 PDP 7,386
Ife Central APC 9,680 PDP 24,555
Ife East APC 13,821 PDP 20,831
Ola Oluwa APC 7,927 PDP 4,963
Isokan APC 9,758 PDP 10,028
Ife North APC 8,603 PDP 9,841
Ede North APC 15,403 PDP 10,427
Ifelodun APC 17,447 PDP 12,442
Ayedaade APC 12,801 PDP 11,255
Obokun APC 11,696 PDP 8,618
Irewole APC 18,328 PDP 10,330
Egbedore APC 10,215 PDP 7024
Aiyedire APC 7,724 PDP 7,813
Iwo APC 20,827 PDP 15,493
Osogbo APC 39,983 PDP 11,513
Olorunda APC 26,551 PDP 8,483
Atakumota East APC 9,287 PDP 6,294 (Election did not hold in Alarere polling unit)
Ife South APC 7,325 PDP 12,811
Ejigbo APC 17,700 PDP 12,495 (11 polling units had over voting and forged signatures)

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