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PDP’s Ademola Adeleke Defeats APC To Win Osun West By-Election


PDP’s Ademola Adeleke Defeats APC To Win Osun West By-Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ademola, brother of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke winner of the by-election in Osun West Senatorial district.

Ademola Adeleke who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled a
total of 97,480 votes to defeat Mudashiru Hussain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who secured 66,116 votes.

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of the state, had led the campaign of Hussain, touring all the local government areas with him.

Announcing the result of the election in Iwo, Baritor Kpagih, INEC residential electoral commissioner for the election, said Adeleke won nine out of the 10 local government areas where the election held.

He consequently returned the PDP candidate as senator to complete the tenure of Isiaka, his elder brother who died on April 23.



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