The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 20 chairmanship seats in the Ogun S0tate local government elections which took place on Saturday.
The Chairman of the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGISIEC), Babatunde Osibodu announced the election results in Abeokuta on Sunday.
Osibodu said a total of 396, 641 votes were cast in the chairmanship elections in the 20 local government areas.
“I want to say that APC won all the chairmanship seats in the 20 local government areas in the state,” Osibodu said.
Other political parties who participated in the election include the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Action Alliance (AA), Action Peoples Party (APP), African Action Congress (AAC), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Labour Party (LP), Accord and the Young Progressives Party (YPP).
The candidates won by scoring more than 90 per cent of total votes cast in all the local government areas. In Ifo Local Government area, out of a total votes cast of 24,944, APC’s Delano Kikelomo recorded 23,886 votes.
Her closest rival Awodeji Babalola of the PDP scores 980 votes, Akinboro Olanrewaju of the AA had no votes to his name, Falabi John of the LP scores 39 votes, while Gabriel Somoye of the NNPP also scored 39 votes.
In Egbado (Yewa) South, Akinpele Ishola of AA had 128 votes, Hon. Salami Adebayo of the APC was elected with 12, 249 votes. APC’s Fadipe Akande was elected chairman of Imeko-Afom local government area with 12,171 votes, while Adeyemi Abosede of the NNPP scored 209 votes. In Ikenne local government area, AAC’s Oyebamiji Bamidele scored 58 votes, while 8238 votes were recorded for Olusegun Ogunleye of the APC, Adesanya Albert of the PDP had 731 votes
The newly elected chairmen also include: Agbetokun Akibu Olawale, Ipokia Local Government Area; Ogunsola Adesina ,Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area; Ladejobi Shuaib Adebayo ,Odogbolu Local Government Area; Mudashiru Adekunle, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area; Odunsi Adedapo, Remo North Local Government Area; Odulate Olashile, Sagamu Local Government Area; Adeyemo Folasade, Odeda Local Government Area; Majekodunmi Omolaja, Abeokuta South Local Government Area; Adebayo Ayorinde, Abeokuta North Local Government Area; Ogunyomi Gabriel, Egbado (Yewa North)and Musa Adewale, Ado-Odo Ota.
The newly elected local government chairmen to take oath of office in Ogun include: Odusanya Omobolaji for Ijebu North, Adesina Adisa for Ewekoro, Adewale Adedayo for Ijebu East, Foluso Badejo for Ijebu North East and Emilola Babatunde for Ijebu Ode.