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General News of Sunday, 19 March 2023


Dapo Abiodun wins Ogun State with less than 15,000 votes

Ladi Adebutu and Dapo Abiodun Ladi Adebutu and Dapo Abiodun

The Incumbent Governor of Ogun State, Dapo-Abiodun has won the governorship election in the state.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate polled 276, 298 to defeat the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ladi Adebutu who polled 262,383.

Kayode Adebowale, the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the declaration from the collation center in Ogun.

The Punch reports that the APC won in Odeda, Egbado-North, Egbado-South, Ewekoro, Ijebu-North, Ijebu-Ode, Ipokia and Abeokuta-North.

The PDP won in Abeokuta-South, Ogun Waterside, Ijebu-North/East, Ikenne, Ijebu-East, Remo-North and Odogbolu.