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Breaking News: INEC Declares Osun State Election Inconclusive

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive.
The election presiding officer Joseph Fuwape, made the declaration at the INEC headquarters in Oshogbo.

At the end of the collation of votes, the PDP candidate, Isiaka Adeleke, won majority votes of about 254,698 votes while Gboyega Oyetola of the APC came a close second with 254,345 votes. Both leading candidates had a difference of about 354 votes.

“Unfortunately as the returning officer, it’s not possible to declare anybody as the clear winner of the election on the first ballot,” Mr Fuwape said.

The electoral commission, INEC, has declared the Osun State governorship election “inconclusive.”

The declaration was made by Joseph Fuwape, the presiding officer of the election at the INEC headquarters in Osun.

At the end of the collation of votes, the PDP candidate, Isiaka Adeleke, won majority votes of about 254,698 votes while Gboyega Oyetola of the APC came a close second with 254,345 votes. Both leading candidates had a difference of about 354 votes.

Unfortunately as the returning officer, it’s not possible to declare anybody as the clear winner of the election on the first ballot,” Mr Fuwape said.

Adeleke and Oyetola are now expected to slug it out in a re-run election


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