Nigeria: It's Official - Ajimobi Loses Senate Election to PDP in Oyo

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25 February 2019

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kola Balogun, has been declared the winner of the Oyo South senatorial district.

Mr Balogun saw off contest from his closest rival, Abiola Ajimobi, of the All Progressive Congress, with a vote difference of 13,502.

The PDP candidate ended the contest with a total of 105,720 votes while the candidate of the APC had 92,217 votes.

This declaration was made Monday morning by the returning officer of the district, Wole Akinsola, at the INEC collation centre office located in Ibadan North LGA.

PREMIUM TIMES had earlier announced how Mr Ajimobi lost in all four of the first declared LGA results

In total, Mr Ajimobi won in three of the local governments in the senatorial district. Mr Balogun won the remaining six.

Mr Ajimobi won in Ibadan Southwest, Ibarapa Central and Ido.

Mr Balogun won in Ibadan North, Ibadan Northwest, Ibadan Northeast, Ibadan Southeast, Ibarapa North, Ibarapa East.

The incumbent senator representing the district, Soji Akanbi, who contested on the platform of ADC, finished behind the duo, in third place.

The results in the nine local governments of Oyo south senatorial district are as follows:

Ibadan North ADC -- 10, 202 APC -- 17, 947 PDP -- 18, 690

Ibadan Northwest ADC -- 5, 819 APC -- 8, 916 PDP -- 11, 293

Ibadan Northeast ADC -- 9, 524 APC -- 9, 077 PDP -- 14, 865

Ibadan Southwest ADC -- 11, 024 APC -- 16, 639 PDP -- 11, 293

Ibadan Southeast ADC -- 10, 082 APC -- 11, 036 PDP -- 12, 144

Ibarapa North ADC -- 2, 536 APC -- 5, 837 PDP -- 8, 083

Ibarapa East ADC -- 3, 670 APC -- 6, 951 PDP -- 9, 982

Ibarapa Central ADP -- 1, 965 APC -- 7, 147 PDP -- 6, 577

Ido ADC -- 5, 265 APC -- 8, 668 PDP -- 8, 108

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