It’s Official: Ajimobi loses Senate election to PDP in Oyo
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kola Balogun, has been declared the winner of the Oyo South senatorial district.
Mr Balogun saw off contest from his closest rival, Abiola Ajimobi, of the All Progressive Congress, with a vote difference of 13,502.
The PDP candidate ended the contest with a total of 105,720 votes while the candidate of the APC had 92,217 votes.
In total, Mr Ajimobi won in three of the local governments in the senatorial district. Mr Balogun won the remaining six.
Mr Ajimobi won in Ibadan Southwest, Ibarapa Central and Ido.
Mr Balogun won in Ibadan North, Ibadan Northwest, Ibadan Northeast, Ibadan Southeast, Ibarapa North, Ibarapa East.
The incumbent senator representing the district, Soji Akanbi, who contested on the platform of ADC, finished behind the duo, in third place.
The results in the nine local governments of Oyo south senatorial district are as follows:
ADC — 10, 202
APC — 17, 947
PDP — 18, 690
ADC — 5, 819
APC — 8, 916
PDP — 11, 293
ADC — 9, 524
APC — 9, 077
PDP — 14, 865