SWITZERLAND, AUGUST 23 – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winners in 14 out of 18 local government areas in Ondo State.
Seven political parties participated in the exercise on Saturday.
Announcing the election results on Sunday afternoon, Chairman of Ondo Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) Prof. Yomi Dinakin said there was no contest in five local governments.
Dinakin, who declared APC candidates winner of the elections in the five local government areas, said it was in line with the electoral act.
He stated he acted within the law which stated that where there are no contests, any candidate validly nominated should be declared winner.
He listed the five local governments to include Akoko North East where Mr. Omojola Asimiyu emerged; Ose LG Dennis Adekunle; Ifedore LG Alex Akinyemi Oladimeji; Odigbo LGA Akinsurojo Margret and Irele LG Segun Ajimatokin.