Akeredolu Receives Certificate of Return From INEC

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The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, and the Deputy Governor-Elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa, have received Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Akeredolu received the certificate from the Ondo State INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ambassador Rufus Akeju, at the headquarters of the commission in Akure, the state capital on Tuesday.

Speaking after receiving the certificate of return, Akeredolu thanked INEC for conducting a credible poll which he won.

He dedicated his victory at the poll to God.

INEC had on Sunday declared Governor Akeredolu winner of the governorship election held in Ondo State on Saturday.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Abel Olayinka, Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, declared Akeredolu winner of the poll, having polled majority of the votes.

Akeredolu polled 292,830 votes to defeat Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP, who scored 195,791 votes, while Agboola Ajayi of ZLP, got 69,127 votes.

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