Results from 15 Local Governments have shown that Ondo State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu, has maintained the lead in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The results were announced by the Local Government collation officers at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s collation centre in Akure early Sunday morning.
Akeredolu won in 12 LGAs while the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, won three.
The Deputy Governor and Zenith Labour Party candidate, Agboola Ajayi, has not won any.
Akeredolu has so far garnered 229,309 votes.
Jegede is trailing with 170,138 votes.
Ajayi is in a distant third with 53,422 votes.
A breakdown of the figures shows that the APC candidate is leading his closest rival, Jegede, with 59,171 votes.
It was reported that 17 political parties are participating in the governorship election held in 18 local governments.
SEE RESULTS FROM 15 LGAs
1: Owo LGA
APC – 35,957
PDP – 5,311
ZLP – 408
2: Ondo East LGA
APC: 6, 485
3: Akoko North-West LGA
PDP: 10, 320
4: Akoko South-West LGA
5: Akoko North-East
ZLP: 3 ,532
6: Irele LGA
7: Ile Oluji LGA
8: Ifedore LGA
APC – 9350
PDP – 11852
ZLP – 1863
9: Akure North LGA
APC – 9546
10: Idanre LGA
11: Idanre LGA
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