Senator Ademola Adeleke of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the incumbent Governor Gboyega Oyetola in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State.

This comes as Governor Oyetola, who sought re-election on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform, lost in 17 out of the 30 Local Government Areas of the state.

READ ALSO:  Falana Speaks On Buhari's Invitation By NASS

Processor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos and INEC’s Chief Returning Officer for the election, officially declared Adeleke as the winner of the election on Sunday morning.

Results announced at the collation center in Osogbo showed that Adeleke polled a total of 403,371 votes to defeat Governor Oyetola who scored 375,027 votes.

READ ALSO:  Atiku Campaign Team Reveals Why Chairman Cannot Be Removed

This followed the presentation of results from all the 332 wards and over 3,700 polling units by returning officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Professor Ogundipe.

Do you have any information or event for candid reporters to publish or cover? Kindly Call us on 09019260726 or send us message on Whatsapp number 07034623382 or send us an email

Disclaimer: Candid Reporters publishes news, information, sports, opinions, and Interviews. The site includes both reported and edited content. Unmoderated posts and Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of Candid Reporters or any employee thereof..


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here