Oyo State: Ajimobi Loses Senatorial bid to Kola Balogun

Oyo State: Ajimobi Loses Senatorial bid to Kola Balogun

Monday, February 25, 2019 12:01 pm




Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State

Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kola Balogun, winner of the Oyo South senatorial district with a votes of 105,720 against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of All Progressive Congress, APC who scored 92,217 votes.

The Senator-Elect, Balogun defeated Ajimobi with a vote difference of 13,502.

This declaration was made Monday morning by the returning officer of the district, Professor Wole Akinsola, at the INEC collation centre office located in Ibadan North LGA.

Kola Balogun

Ajimobi won in three of the local governments in the senatorial district which are: Ibadan Southwest, Ibarapa Central and Ido. while Balogun won the remaining six which are: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 does not win any local government but come third in votes cast.

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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