Abiola Kolawole, Ibadan
Engineer Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday’s Gubernatorial election in Oyo state, is leading with a wide margin as he won in 27 out of the 32 Local Governments already declared leaving only five local governments for his rival, Chief Adebayo Adelabu (Penkelemesi) of All Progressives Congress (APC).
The official results from the 33 local government areas as announced by collation officers at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as at 5.15 pm on Sunday indicated that Makinde won in 27 local government areas with large gap and left only five local government areas for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), candidate, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu to win.
The collation currently taking place at the INEC office located at Parliament Road, Agodi Ibadan, the state capital is being supervised by Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe who is also the collation and Returning officer for the gubernatorial election.
The result of the remaining one local government area, which is Ibadan South West local government area is being awaited as at the time of filling this report.