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Oyo Residents Celebrate Makinde’s Election Victory [Video]


Oyo Residents Celebrate Makinde's Election Victory [Video]

Residents of Oyo State took to the street on Sunday to celebrate the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde in Saturday’governorship election.

Naija News earlier reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced Makinde as the winner of the Oyo governorship election.

Makinde polled a total of 563,617 votes to defeat his closest rival, Teslim Folarin of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 251,230.

While Adebayo Adelabu of the Accord Party polled 38,757 to come a distant third.

The PDP Governorship candidate won in thirty-one local governments out of the thirty-three local governments in the state to defeat 15 other candidates.

The candidate of the APC, Folarin won the remaining two local governments in the state, and Adebayo Adelabu of the Accord Party (AP) won none.

Makinde’s victory was announced by the INEC State Collation Officer, Adebayo Bamire, at the state collation center in Ibadan, the state capital.

Following the announcement, some children and youths were seen in a viral video chanting and jubilating to celebrate Makinde’s election victory, while passersby got involved in the celebration.

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