Sunday, 10 August 2014

Rauf Aregbesola Emerges Winner of Osun State Governorship Election

After a fiercely contested Governorship election, Rauf Aregbesola of the All Progressives Congress [APC] has emerged winner of Saturday’s election in Osun State.

The Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Bamidele Omole, the vice chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, has just released the results and declared  Aregbesola the winner of the election.
In the election contested by 20 political parties, Aregbesola polled a total of 394,684 votes, winning the highest number of votes in 22 of the 30 Local Government Areas of the state.

Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], polled 292,747 votes to come second. He won in eight local government areas.

The candidate of the Labour Party [LP], Fatai Akinbade, received a 8,898 votes to come a distant third.

Mr. Aregbesola won in Ayedade, Ifelodun, Ede North, Ola Oluwa, Irepodun, Ila Orangun, Ede South, Atakumosa West, Oriade, Orolu, Boripe and Ilesa West.

The APC candidate also won in Ilesa East, Ifedayo, Irewole, Obokun, Egbedore, Iwo, Osogbo, Olorunda, Atakumosa East and Ejigbo.

The PDP candidate, Omisore won in Isokan, Ife North, Ife East, Ife Central, Odo Otin, Boluwaduro, Ayedire and Ife South.



The following is a breakdown of the full result:

Ejigbo LGA

Wards: 11

Reg voters: 50,674

No. of accredited voters: 33,752

APC: 17,700

PDP: 12,495

LP: 391

Total valid votes: 31,301

Rejected votes: 1,604

Total votes cast: 32,905

“We had a problem a problem in a polling unit where we discovered over voting and forging of signatures of EOs and POs,” said the Collation Officer.

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Ife South LGA

Wards: 11

Reg voters: 44,555

No. of accredited voters: 23,033

APC: 7,325

PDP: 12,811

LP: 146

Total valid votes: 20,901

Rejected votes: 1,108

Total votes cast: 22,079

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Atakumosa East LGA

Wards: 10

Reg voters: 31,136

No. of accredited voters: 17,597

APC: 9,287

PDP: 6,294

LP: 120

Total valid votes: 16,395

Rejected votes: 974

Total votes cast: 17,369

“Election did not hold in one of the polling units because of some disagreements there,” the Collation Officer said.

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Olorunda LGA

Wards: 11

Reg voters: 71,981

No. of accredited voters: 38,301

APC: 26,551

PDP: 8,483

LP: 410

Total valid votes: 36,234

Rejected votes: 1,263

Total votes cast: 37,497

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Osogbo LGA

Wards: 15

Reg voters: 118,535

No. of accredited voters: 56,741

APC: 39,983

PDP: 11,513

LP: 673

Total valid votes: 53,387

Rejected votes: 2,066

Total votes cast: 55,453

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Iwo LGA

Reg voters: 66,898

No. of accredited voters: 41,229

APC: 20,827

PDP: 15,493

LP: 790

Total valid votes:  38,377

Rejected votes: 1,996

Total votes cast: 40,373

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Ayedire LGA

Wards: 10

Reg voters: 25,880

No. of accredited voters: 17,200

APC: 7,724

PDP: 7,813

LP: 423

Total valid votes: 16,268

Rejected votes: 799

Total votes cast: 17,067

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Egbedore LGA

Reg voters: 33,547

No. of accredited voters: 19,293

APC: 10,615

PDP: 7,024

LP: 157

Total valid votes:  18,144

Rejected votes: 819

Total votes cast: 18,963

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Obokun LGA

Wards: 10

Reg voters: 37,985

No. of accredited voters: 22,063

APC: 11,696

PDP: 8,618

LP: 84

Total valid votes: 20,932

Rejected votes: 871

Total votes cast: 21,803

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Irewole LGA

Reg voters: 52,885

No. of accredited voters: 31,731

APC: 18,328

PDP: 10,330

LP: 117

Total valid votes: 29,850

Rejected votes: 1,131

Total votes cast: 30,981

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Ayedade LGA

Wards: 11

Reg voters: 51,108

No. of accredited voters: 27,311

APC: 12,801

PDP: 11,255

LP: 137

Total valid votes: 25,428

Rejected votes: 1,441

Total votes cast: 26,869

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Ifelodun LGA

Wards: 12

Reg voters: 56,058

No. of accredited voters: 32,613

APC: 17,447

PDP: 12,442

LP: 96

Total valid votes: 33,113

Rejected votes: 1,298

Total votes cast: 32,129

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Ede North LGA

Wards:

Reg voters: 49,253

No. of accredited voters: 28,289

APC: 15,403

PDP: 10,427

LP: 54

Total valid votes: 26,591

Rejected votes: 1,288

Total votes cast: 27,879

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Isokan LGA

Wards:

Reg voters: 28,472

No. of accredited voters: 22,194

APC: 9,758

PDP: 10,028

LP: 197

Total valid votes: 20,860

Rejected votes: 1,028

Total votes cast: 21,888

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Ife North

Wards: 10

Reg voters: 45,457

No. of accredited voters: 21,175

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