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BREAKING: PDP defeats APC in Osun election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Osun governorship election based on results announced so far. The PDP defeated its closest rival with by scoring 254,699 votes.

The APC scored  254,345 votes.

The Independent National Electoral Commission  however declared the Osun governorship election inconclusive.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Joseph Afuwape, who announced the results on Sunday afternoon, said the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, polled 254,699 while Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress had 254,345 votes.

Iyiola Omisore of the Social Democratic Party polled 128,049 votes to place a distant third.

Afuwape said that since the difference between the two leading parties was just 353 votes but the number of cancelled votes was 3,549, no winner had emerged.

“Unfortunately, as the Returning Officer, it is not possible to declare any party as the winner,” he said.

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