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[BREAKING] #OsunDecides2022: PDP’s Adeleke Wins Governorship Polls, Beats APC With 28,344 Votes Margin

The Candidate of the Peoples Party, Ademola Adeleke, has polled more votes than the incumbent governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola, and is set to be announced the winner of the election.

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#OsunDecides2022: PDP’s Adeleke Wins Governorship Polls, Beats With 44,426 Votes Margin

OduNews computation of the final results announced by the electoral commission, INEC, showed that the PDP polled about 403,371 votes while the polled about 375,027 votes.

is currently collating the final figures before an official announcement is made.

Meanwhile, there were 13 other candidates that took part in the election including Akin Ogunbiyi of the Accord Party, Goke Omigbodun of the Social Party, and the former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuf, who contested under the platform of Labour Party.

The PDP’s Mr Adeleke won in 17 local government areas out of the state’s 30 while Mr Oyetola of the claimed victory in the remaining 13 local government areas.

The election was a repeat of the 2018 contest between the two politicians, reigniting old political rivalries between them.

The incumbent governor, who had served as the chief of staff to the state’s immediate past governor and now minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, had narrowly defeated Mr Adeleke in 2018, in a manner described by many as controversial.

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