Thursday, October 22THE LEGISLATURE

INEC Declares Osun Guber Poll Inconclusive as PDP Candidate Leads

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday after declaring the results of the September 22 governorship election from all the local government areas in which the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP led with a total votes of 254, 698, said the election is inconclusive.

According to the commission, the rerun will be conducted in some of the units in which votes were cancelled for alleged irregularities.

The affected local governments are : Orolu, Osogbo, Ife South and Ife North, making four local governments in all.

The rerun will come up on Thursday September 27, 2018

The All Progressives Congress, APC polled a total of 254,345 to come second in the election.

The returning officer for the governorship election, Prof. Joseph Adeola, who announced the results reeled out the total number of valid votes to be 767,955 and rejected votes to be 47,843.

Adeola added that the margin between the PDP and APC which is 353, and the total cancelled ballots totalling 3348 will not make any party a winner of the contest, in line with electoral act.

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