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Oyo governor Ajimobi loses senatorial bid to PDP candidate

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The governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi has lost his Oyo South senatorial bid to the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Muhammed Kola-Balogun

Kola-Balogun defeated the State governor of the All Progressive Congress, with a total of 105,720 votes while the candidate of the Ajimobi had 92,217 votes.

The incumbent senator Soji Akanbi came third on the platform of African Democratic Congress.

The PDP candidate won the contest with a vote difference of 13,502.

The returning officer of the district, Wole Akinsola, announced the result at the INEC collation centre office in Ibadan North LGA.

Ajimobi won in three of the local governments in the senatorial district while Kola-Balogun won the remaining six.

The governor won in Ibadan Southwest, Ibarapa Central and Ido while Balogun won in Ibadan North, Ibadan Northwest, Ibadan Northeast, Ibadan Southeast, Ibarapa North, Ibarapa East.

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The results in the nine local governments of Oyo South senatorial district are as follows:

Ibadan North
ADC — 10, 202
APC — 17, 947
PDP — 18, 690

Ibadan Northwest
ADC — 5, 819
APC — 8, 916
PDP — 11, 293

Ibadan Northeast
ADC — 9, 524
APC — 9, 077
PDP — 14, 865

Ibadan Southwest
ADC — 11, 024
APC — 16, 639
PDP — 11, 293

Ibadan Southeast
ADC — 10, 082
APC — 11, 036
PDP — 12, 144

Ibarapa North
ADC — 2, 536
APC — 5, 837
PDP — 8, 083

Ibarapa East
ADC — 3, 670
APC — 6, 951
PDP — 9, 982

Ibarapa Central
ADP — 1, 965
APC — 7, 147
PDP — 6, 577

Ido
ADC — 5, 265
APC — 8, 668
PDP — 8, 108

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