Breaking: INEC declares Osun governorship election inconclusive


    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the 2018 Osun State Governorship election inconclusive.

    The returning officer, Joseph Adeola announced this moments back.

    He said based on the fact that the total number of votes margin between the leader and the second was not up to the number of votes canceled.

    The figure of canceled votes currently stands at 35,498.

    Joseph Adeola said the date for the completion of the polls would be communicated soon.

    The election, one of the closest in Nigeria’s electoral history, was held on Saturday to elect a new governor for the South-Western state.

    At the end of collation of results, Ademola Adeleke of the PDP won majority votes of about 254,698 while Gboyega Oyetola of the APC came a close second with 254,345 votes.

    The difference between the two leading parties was just 353 votes but the number of cancelled votes was 35,498
    In that case, rerun will be held in only affected areas where elections were cancelled.

    See the total results released below;

    PDP: 254698

    APC: 254345

    SDP: 128049

    ADP: 49744

    ADC: 7681

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