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Ondo election: Akeredolu wins 14 LGAs ahead of Jegede as INEC announces official results (update)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the official results of 16 local government areas in the Ondo state governorship election.

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Results are being collated from 3,009 polling units in the 203 wards of the 18 local government areas in the southwest state.

Out of the 16 LGAs announced so far, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Rotimi Akeredolu won thirteen while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede won the remaining three.

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Ondo election: Akeredolu wins 9 LGAs ahead of Jegede as INEC announces official results. Photo source: Channels TV

A breakdown of the figures shows that the APC candidate is leading his closest rival, Jegede, with 59,171 votes.

1. Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area

2. Irele Local Government Area

3. Ondo East Local Government Area

4. Owo Local Government Area

5. Idanre Local Government Area

6. Akoko North-East Local Government Area

7. Akoko South-West Local Government Area

8. Akoko North-West Local Government Area

9. Akoko South-East Local Government Area

10. Ose Local Government Area

11. Okitipupa Local Government Area

12. Odigbo Local Government Area

13. Ondo West Local Government

The three LGAs so far won by Jegede are:

1. Akure North Local Government Area

2. Akure South Local Government Area

3. Ifedore Local Government Area

Read the live updates of the results announcement here.

Meanwhile, a video that purportedly shows the wife of the Ondo state governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, being attacked during voting has been described as fake.

The Ondo state First Lady told Channels TV on Saturday, October 10, that desperate politicians were behind the fake video.

She said they resorted to such desperate

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schemes because they are afraid that her husband is winning the Ondo governorship election.

I will conduct free and fair primaries in Ondo – Yahaya Bello

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