Senator Ademola Adeleke has been declared the winner of the Osun State governorship election.
Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Defeated the incumbent, governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressive Congress, APC.
Senator Adeleke, 62, riding on the back of a campaign aimed at developing the state and retrieving what he says is his stolen mandate, secured 403,371 votes, 28,344 more than his closest rival, the incumbent governor. Governor Oyetola who polled 375,027 votes.
The Returning Officer of the election, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, declare Senator Adeleke winner and governor-elect.
“I declare that Adeleke Ademola Jackson Nurudeen of PDP, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and he is returned elected,” Professor Ogundipe declared.