The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke has been defeated by the Deputy Governor of Osun State, Benedict Alabi in his polling unit.
Alabi who voted at ward 6, unit 7, Baptist Day School, Ikire, in Irewole Local Government on Saturday won the polling unit.
The deputy governor candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the ongoing governorship election polled a total of 206 votes.
Adeleke on Saturday gathered 184 in the contest, as five votes were declared void.
The Deputy Governor of Osun State who was accredited at 10:31 am and voted at 10:32 am, described the exercise as peaceful and orderly.
He said, “The turnout is massive and encouraging as you can see, every process is orderly and impressive. All stakeholders diligently discharged their duties.
“This is a clear testimony that our democracy is growing to the point of maturity and we are sure of victory as a party.”
This article was originally published on Naija News