INEC Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun West Poll (See Full Results)




The election was held in the 10 local government areas that make up the district.

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the Osun West Senatorial District bye-election.

The election was held in the 10 local government areas that make up the district.

The winner, who is the younger brother of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, had 97,480 votes to defeat a former senator, Mudashiru Hussein, of the All Progressives Congress, who had 66,116 votes,
Announcing the result in Iwo, the Osun West Senatorial District headquarters, Baritor Kpagih, the INEC Residential Electoral Commissioner for the bye-election, said Adeleke won in nine out of the 10 local government areas where the election was held.

Kpagih consequently returned Adeleke as senator to complete the tenure of the late Adeleke, who died on April 23.

He gave the breakdown of the election results in the 10 local government areas as follows:

Iwo:
APC: 12,205
PDP: 12,547

Olaoluwa
APC: 5,316
PDP: 5,618

Ayedire
APC: 5,360
PDP: 5,789

Ejigbo
APC: 12,229
PDP: 9,723

Irewole
APC: 8,952
PDP: 9,096

Ede North
APC: 2,784
PDP: 18,559

Ede South
APC: 2,096
PDP: 13,406

Ayedaade
APC: 7179
PDP: 9,061

Egbedore
APC: 4,768
PDP: 7,142

Isokan
APC: 5,227
PDP: 6,539

Adeleke would represent the senatorial district till 2019 when another election would be conducted.

Although 12 political parties contested in the bye-election, the two major contenders were the PDP and the APC.


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