Akure - Newly elected Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has thanked the people of the state for voting him as their next governor.
Akeredolu made the statement through his twitter handle, @RotimiAkeredolu
So far, Akeredolu has won fourteen (14) out of the already collated and announced results from the 18 local government areas.
At the end of official results announced by the electoral commission, INEC, for 17 local governments, Akeredolu scored 224 167 votes.
His closest challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 132 823 votes.
Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) currently has 98 230 votes.
The results of one local government, Ilaje, is still being expected and INEC has postponed further announcement of results to 11 a.m.
See the results of the 17 LGAs so far released here
- News 24