PDP, APC Head For Rerun As INEC Declares Election Inconclusive

September 23, 2018

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The Independent National Electoral Commission Sunday declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive after the margin between the two leading contenders in the poll was lower down the number of invalid votes.

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party Ademola Adeleke got a total of 254, 698 votes while Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress poll 254, 345 votes to come in second after the votes from all the local councils in the state were tallied.

PDP is leading with 353 votes ahead of its closest rival, the APC candidate.

“Unfortunately as the returning officer, it’s not possible to declare anybody as the clear winner of the election on the first ballot,” Joseph Fuwape, the election’s returning officer said on Sunday.

“I, Joseph Adeola Fuwape, hereby, declare this election inconclusive.”

“A new date will be communicated to the party agents,” he said

Detail soon.

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