INEC Declares APC’s Oyetola Winner Of Osun Governorship Election
The Independent National Electoral Commission proclaimed the hopeful of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, as the Governor-choose of Osun State, Punch Metro reports.
The rerun of the Osun State governorship decision was held in seven surveying units crosswise over four board territories on Thursday with the hopeful of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, beating the Peoples Democratic Party applicant, Ademola Adeleke.
The returning officer, Prof. Joseph Fuwape, pronounced that the APC competitor, Oyetola, won the governorship decision by scoring an aggregate number of 255,505 votes while Adeleke of the PDP surveyed 255,023 votes.
This was, in any case, met with challenges by Adeleke, the PDP, and the Coalition of United Political Parties, among others.
Adeleke had won the principle decision on Saturday with 353 votes subsequent to surveying 254,698 against Oyetola’s 254,345. On Thursday, the two hopefuls depended on 2,637 votes in the seven units where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced rerun to win the last challenge.
The rerun was held in one surveying unit in Oyere in Ife-North, one surveying unit in Olode in Ife-South, another surveying unit in Osi, Ife-South, three surveying units in Orolu, Kajola Local Government Area of the state and one surveying unit in Osogbo.
In Oyere, APC had 126 votes while PDP had two votes. In Olode, APC scored 283 votes with the PDP scoring 15 votes. In Osi, APC had 172 votes while the PDP had 21 votes. In Ifon, Orolu, APC had 111 votes against PDP’s three votes. In Gbogbo, Orolu, APC had 41 while PDP scored 64 votes. Additionally in Idiya, Orolu, the APC scored 128 votes against the PDP’s 55 votes.
In Osogbo, the APC scored 299 votes while the PDP scored 165 votes. On the whole, APC scored 1,160 to beat the PDP which scored 325 in the rerun. At the point when added to the consequence of the fundamental decision on Saturday, APC had a sum of 255, 505 votes against PDP’s 255,023.
In the run-up to the rerun of the decision, the PDP asserted that INEC scammed its competitor in a portion of the gathering regions by reporting assumes that were lower than what Adeleke really scored.
It guaranteed that the real edge of the win against Oyetola in the primary race was 4,740 and not 353. The gathering said that INEC added 2,000 votes to what the APC surveyed in Osogbo and 1,387 to what it scored in Olorunda. The gathering likewise affirmed that 1,000 votes were deducted from what Adeleke scored in the Ayedaade committee region.
The competitor of the Social Democratic Party, Iyiola Omisore, who came a removed third in the Saturday’s race, be that as it may, turned into a vital component in the Thursday’s rerun since a portion of the surveying units fell under the region of his quality. He was visited by a powerful Federal Government assignment which incorporated the APC administrator, Adams Oshiomhole; Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun; his Oyo State partner, Abiola Ajimobi; Ekiti State Governor-choose, Kayode Fayemi; and Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed.
Despite the fact that he likewise met a few pioneers of the PDP, which incorporated the gathering’s presidential wannabes, Bukola Saraki, and Atiku Abubakar, Omisore collapsed under the FG weight as he declared that he would bolster the APC in the rerun.
In zones where the rerun was held in Ife-South and Ife-North, PDP supporters asserted that they were banned by hooligans from achieving the surveying units to cast their votes in favor of Adeleke. They additionally asserted that police looked as they were beaten by the hooligans, including that the aftereffect of the decision did not mirror the desire of the electorate.
In Olode, the PDP specialist was missing at the surveying unit. One of our journalists who were at the surveying unit saw the beating of two individuals who asserted that they had come to vote. Despite the fact that there was an overwhelming nearness of equipped security men at the unit, the hooligans acted without leap. It was additionally seen that voters were colossally actuated to vote at the surveying unit.