BREAKING: Oyo LG polls: PDP sweeps 32 out of 33 LGs

Thirty two chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been declared winner of the Oyo State 2021 Local Government election, Mouthpiece NGR reports. 

Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), Mr Isiaka Olagunju declared 32 PDP candidates winners following presentation of results by the returning officers for local government areas at the state office of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), Ibadan, on Sunday.

Among those returned as Chairman-elect are Omirinde Sarafadeen, Saki West LG; Raheem Adepoju, Oorelope LG; Akanji Kabiru, Ogbomoso North LG; Oyedokun Oyeniyi, Ogbomoso South LG; Seun Ojo, Ogooluwa LG; Taoheed Adedigba, Akinyele LG; Yusuf Shuaibu, Ibadan North LG; Kafilat Olakojo, Atiba LG; Gbadamosi Kazeem, Lagelu LG.

Others are Misbaudeen Sanusi, Ona Ara, Adeyemi Akani, Ibadan Southwest, Rahman Olanrewaju, Oyo North west, Oyedele Sikiru, Ona- Ara, Kafila Olajoko, Atiba, Teju Alabi, Orire. 

After an initial stepping down and one hour break, result for the contentious Ibarapa East LG was declared with the candidate of the PDP announced as winner of the election.

 Prior the announcement of result, returning officer for Ibarapa East LG, Mr Kareem Thompson affirmed that hoodlums actually invaded ward 7, unit 3 and ward 5, causing mayhem and carted away ballot boxes and electoral materials.

The suspended Ido LG election will hold on Wednesday 26th May, 2021.

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