The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has won 11 out of the 18 local government areas of Ondo state in the last Saturday Presidential election.
Prof. Kayode Soremekun of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, who is the state’s Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared this on Sunday in Akure, NAN reports.
According to Soremekun, Atiku polled 275,901 votes while candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, scored 241,769 votes in the remaining seven local government areas.
Soremekun disclosed that the number of registered voters was 1,312,567, accredited voters: 598,586, total valid votes: 555,984, rejected votes: 3,0833 while the total votes cast was 586,827.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that PDP won Akure North, Ifefore, Idanre,Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo, Irele, Ondo East, Ose, Akure South, Ondo West, Ese-odo and Okitipupa Local Government Areas of the state.
The incumbent president won in Odigbo, Owo, Akoko North East, Akoko North West, Akoko South East, Akoko South West and Ilaje.