Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party has been officially declared winner of the Osun West Senatorial bye election.
The chief returning officer Professor Olaide Lawal of Oye Ekiti University said Adeleke PDP polled 97,480 votes, while Mudashiru Hussain of the All Progressives Congress polled 66,116 votes.
The official result showed the PDP candidate winning by large margin in the two local councils in his Ede home town, while only losing in Ejigbo LG, the base of his opponent, Hussain.
Adeleke also won in the remaining seven local councils including Isokan, Ayedaade and Egbemode.
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Meanwhile, the completed result proceeds below:
Having scored the highest number of votes and having certified the requirement of the law, Otunba (Dr.) Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke of People’s Democratic Party(PDP) is hereby declared WINNER of Osun West Senatorial Bye-Election and return elected.
The seat became vacant following the death on 23 April of Adeleke’s brother, Isiaka, a member of the APC.