The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Seyi Makinde, has emerged winner of the Oyo State gubernatorial election.
Seyi Makinde polled 515,621 votes, to defeat Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 357,982 votes.
The results of all the 33 local government areas of the state were announced at the collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibadan, the state capital.
According to INEC, PDP won 26 Local Government, APC won 5 while ADC has the remaining one
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Returning Officer of the election, went on to declare Engr. Seyi Makinde as the winner after polling the highest votes.
This is the first South-West state PDP is winning, having lost Ekiti last year.
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