Ondo Election: Mimiko Declared Winner and Governor Elect of Ondo State
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the incumbent Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as the Governoer –Elect of the October 20 governorship election held in the state.
The election which was keenly contested by thirteen political parties in the state had three candidates of the Labour Party (LP), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) as the main contenders.
The incumbent governor, Olusegun Mimiko, who is the candidate of the Labour Party garnered 260, 199 votes winning majority of the total valid votes in 13 local government areas of the state.
Two of his main rivals, Olusola Oke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Barrister Rotimi Akeredolu of the Action Congress Party of Nigeria scored 155, 961 and 143,512 votes respectively.
A breakdown of the Final Results as declared by INEC:
Total registered voters – 1,613,950
Total accredited voters – 645,597
Total votes cast – 624,659
Total valid votes – 559,672
Total invalid votes – 64,987
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