The Oyo state INEC collation returning officer, who is also the vice-chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state Professor Olusola Kehinde has announced the results of the presidential election conducted on Saturday in the state.
Professor Kehinde disclosed that the All Progressives Congress, APC polled 449,884 votes to defeat its closest rival, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP which garnered 182,977, while the labour party scored 99,110 votes in the Oyo state
Professor Kehinde appreciated stakeholders for the peaceful conduct of the election, which had Eighteen political parties contested for the presidential seat.
Reacting, a representative of the PDP in the state Dr Nureni Adeniran and his APC counterpart Alhaji Olanite expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the process.
The total number of valid votes stands at 809,485, rejected votes at 42,471 and total votes cast at 851,956.