Governor Rotimi Akeredolu wins reelection

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Rotimi Akeredolu

Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state.

The incumbent governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, leapt to victory by winning 15 of the 18 local governments.

Announcing the result, yesterday, Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Olayinka said Governor Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress got 292,830 votes, while Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party and Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party came second and third in the election with 195,791 and 69,127 votes, respectively.