Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ademola Adeleke, winner of Saturday’s Osun West senatorial district bye-election.
Official result released by the INEC shows that Adeleke polled 97,480 votes against his closest rival, Mudashiru Husein of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 66,116 votes.
Adeleke won nine of the ten local government areas where the bye-election was conducted, which include Iwo, Ede North, Ede South, Ire-Wole, Ola-Oluwa, Ayedire, Ayedaade, Egbedore and Isokan.
Adeleke, however, lost to his APC opponent in Ejigbo local government area.
The returning officer, Professor Olayide Lawal, declared Adeleke as the winner of the poll.