Dapo Abiodun Has Been Declared Winner Of Ogun Governorship Poll
Jubilation started at the Presidential Lodge annexe, Ibara GRA, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital shortly before Governor Dapo Abiodun was declared winner of the Ogun State 2023 Governorship poll.
Top leaders of the party trooped to the lodge to celebrate as the governor awaited the official declaration of the winner of the poll.
The governor actualized his ambition for a second term in office by defeating his closest rival, Honorable Oladipupo Adebutu in a keenly contested poll.
The state returning officer for the poll, Professor, Kayode Adebowale who is the vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, announced the results of the poll on Sunday at the National Collation centre, Abeokuta.
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Abiodun scored 276,298 votes to defeat Adebutu who obtained 262,283 votes. Coming third is Barrister Biyi Otegbeye of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) who gathered 94,754 votes.
Abiodun won the poll in twelve out of the state’s 20 local government areas.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate won in Abeokuta North, Odeda, Egbado North, Egbado South, Abeokuta North, Egbado South, Abeokuta North, Imeko Afon, Ado Odo, Ijebu Ode, Ijebu North, Ewekoro and Obafemi Owode local government areas.
Adebutu also won in eight, including Sagamu, Ijebu East, Ijebu North East, Ijebu Waterside, Remo North, Abeokuta South, Ikenne, and Ijebu North East.