Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria : The APC candidate, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola is heading for victory with a landslide win in the supplementary election, as the governor-elect of Osun state Nigeria – both state media and Nigeria Circle News (NCN) project.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the rerun election conducted in some units in four local governments of Osun State.
Senator Ademola Adeleke is not too lucky in the supplementary polls held on Thursday to finally determine who emerges as the governor of Osun.
The results of the elections as announced by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are as follows
Unit 15 Ward 5 Oshogbo local government at supplementary governorship election is as follows
APC – 299
PDP – 165
Orolu local government , Two wards in unit 4
APC – 280
PDP – 122
Ife South, Ward 7, polling 12, RA 8 polling unit 10
APC – 455
PDP – 36
Ife North, Orolu 2, RA 10, polling unit 002
APC – 126
PDP – 02
The final collation is being awaited as the results presented from the four local government areas would be merged with that of September 22, election which turned out to be inconclusive.
Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola will succeed Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as the governor of Osun state on 27 November, 2018.
The chief returning officer for the election, Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape, vice chancellor Federal University of Technology, Akure, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress the winner after 1.am on Friday.
He said Oyetola, whose 64th birthday will be on 29 September, scored the highest number of votes and satisfied the requirements of the constitution.
Oyetola scored 255,505 votes to beat Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party with just 482 votes.
The PDP candidate scored 255,023 votes.
The election held on 22 September went into a rerun in some seven polling units.
The PDP candidate led the APC candidate with 353 votes before the rerun.
The difference was wiped out in the rerun, with the Social Democratic Party candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, who was the second runner up in the first election, going into alliance with the APC.
The alliance was the game changer as Omisore gave the APC candidate, the votes needed in Ile-Ife to wipe out the PDP candidate’s lead.
The governor-elect was born in Iragbiji in Boripe LGA of Osun State on 29 September 1954.
He went to Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo for his secondary school education which he completed in 1972
He was a graduate of University of Lagos and had a B.Sc (Hons) INSURANCE, 1978 and MBA FINANCE, 1990.
He is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, London and Nigeria and a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.
He started his Insurance Career with Leadway Assurance Company after his NYSC in Maiduguri in 1980 as an Assistant Manager and rose to the position of Area Manager, Control Office, Lagos.
He was at Crusader Insurance as Underwriting Manager, Corporate Alliance Insurance as Controller Technical before he left to set up Silvertrust Insurance Brokers in 1990. He was on the Board of many companies.
He was the Executive Vice Chairman of Paragon Group of Companies with interest in Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Stock Broking etc. until his appointment as the Chief of Staff to the Governor of the State of Osun. He is happily married with children.
Summary of results
Registered Voters: 1,678,985
Accredited voters: 775687
Valid Votes : 721,621
Rejected votes: 47874
Total votes cast`; 769495
Adeoti of ADP: 49,743 votes
Adeleke of PDP: 255023
Oyetola of APC: 255,505
Omisore of SDP: 128053
EARLIER : Osun Guber Election Rerun Set For Thursday – INEC Nigeria
The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced Thursday, September 27 as the date for the Osun State governorship election rerun.
The INEC Returning Officer, Prof Joseph Fowape, said on Sunday that election irregularities had affected some polling units in Ife North, Orolu and Ife South local government areas.
This resulted in the cancellation of 3,498 votes recorded in the affected polling units.
Prof. Fuwape, who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, said since the margin between the two leading candidates was lower than the registered cancelled votes.
He explained that according to INEC standing rules, the election had to be declared inconclusive.
The rerun election is to take place at the affected polling units on Thursday.
All 48 parties on the ballot are required to partake in the election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) earlier declared Saturday’s Osun governorship election as inconclusive.
The announcement was made by INEC’s Returning Officer, Joseph Afuwape at the collation centre in Osogbo on Sunday.
Prof. Joseph Fuwape, the Returning Officer for the Sept. 22 election made the declaration in Osogbo.
Fuwape, who is the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), while announcing the results of the election, said that Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 254,698 votes.
He said Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), scored 254, 345 votes.
He said the election was declared inconclusive because of cases of ballot boxes snatching that occurred in some polling units during the election.
The returning officer mentioned the affected polling units to include Ife north, one polling unit, Ife south, two polling units, Orolu, three polling units and osogbo, one polling unit.
He said a total of 3498 votes were cancelled in the seven affected polling units
“Based on this fact, I cannot declare anyone the winner of the election,” he said.
Fuwape, however, said that the rerun of the election in the affected polling units would take place on Sept. 27.
He urged all the political gladiators to maintain peace, before, during and after the rerun.
Here are the details of the results.
1.Boluwaduro: APC LG:3843, PDP:3779, SDP:1766, ADP:858
2.Atakumosa West LG : APC: 5019, PDP: 5401, SDP: 1570, ADP: 718
3.Ifedayo LG: APC: 3182, PDP: 3374, SDP: 1377, ADP: 176.
4.Ede South: APC: 4512, PDP: 16693, SDP: 855, ADP:
5.Orolu LG: APC: 5442, PDP:7776 , SDP: 2043 ADP: 388, ADC:79.
6.Obokun LG: APC: 7229, PDP: 10859, SDP: 1907, ADC: 106, ADP: 663
7.Ilesha East LG: APC:9790 , PDP:8244 SDP:3620 , ADC: 188, ADP: 1275(APC)
8.Boripe LG: APC: 11655, PDP:6892, SDP: 2730,ADP:1137, ADC: 137(APC)
APC: 7251, PDP: 8286, SDP: 2408, ADC: 127, ADP: 2363(PDP)
APC: 9778, PDP: 10109, SDP: 2265 , ADC: 109, ADP: 1224
APC: 6517, PDP: 8058, SDP: 4856, ADC: 158, ADP: 2564(PDP)
APC: 8403, PDP: 8241, SDP:3134, ADC: 96, ADP: 183(APC)
APC: 7297, PDP: 9048, SDP: 3460, ADC: 56, ADP:682(PDP)
APC: 9996, PDP:9879, SDP: 2941, ADC: 1034, ADP: 1112(APC)
APC 10861, PDP: 9836, SDP: 2967, ADC: 145, ADP: 1645(APC)
16.Atakumosa East LG
APC: 7073, PDP: 5218, SDP: 2140, ADC: 06 , ADP: 629(APC)
17. Ede North LG
APC: 7025, PDP:18745, SDP: 1382 ADC: 89, ADP: 758(PDP)
18. Ifelodun LG
APC: 9882, PDP:12269 , SDP: 1970, ADC: 236, ADP: 2844, (PDP)
19. Ayedire LG
APC: 5474 , PDP: 5133, SDP2396:, ADC:144 , ADP:1642, (APC)
20. Ife North
APC: 6527, PDP:5486, SDP:5158, ADC:94, ADP: 745, (APC)
21. Ejigbo LG
APC: 14779, PDP: 4803, SDP4803:, (APC)
22. Egbedore Local Government
APC: 7354, PDP:7231 , SDP: 3367
23. Ife Central Local Government:
APC:6957 , PDP:3200 , SDP:20494 ADC:194, ADP:1053
APC: 10049, PDP: 13848, SDP: 1142, ADP: 1915(PDP)
APC: 16254, PDP: 9850, SDP:7061, ADC:335, ADP:1407, (APC)
26 Ola-Oluwa LG
APC:5025 PDP: 4026 SDP:2104 ADP:2194 ADC: 1408(APC)
27. Ife South LG
APC: 7223, PDP:4872, SDP: 6151, ADC:136 , ADP:561. (APC)
28. Ife East
APC:8925, PDP: 6608, ADC: 237, ADP: 509, SDP: 17643
29.Iwo Local Government
APC:7644 , PDP: 6122, ADP: 16, 425, ADC: 1164, SDP: 4153
APC: 23379, PDP: 14499, SDP: 10188, ADC:413, ADP: 2478