Music artiste Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has congratulated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Ademola Adeleke, uncle of pop star Davido, on his announcement as winner of the Osun governorship election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer for the poll Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe said Adeleke got a total of 403,371 votes while the incumbent Governor Ggboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress got 375,027 votes.
Shortly after the declaration,Portable who declared his support for APC candidate, Oyetola before the election took to Instagram on congratulate Adeleke. He wrote:
“Congratulations Kinimah Akoi. Ademola Adeleke Imole tide.”
The local governments won by PDP are Ede North, Ede South, Ifelodun, Boluwaduro, Egbedore, Odo Otin, Osogbo, Ila, Atakumosa West, Olorunda, Ilesa West, Obokun, Oriade, Orolu, Ife North, Irepodun, and Ejigbo.
Oyetola however won the following: Boripe, Ilesa East, Ayedire, Ifedayo, Ife Central, Ayedaade, Iwo, Olaoluwa, Isokan, Atakumosa East, Ife South, Ife Central, and Ife East LGAs.
According to INEC, the state has 1,955,657 registered voters. A total of 1,479,595 permanent voter cards were collected before the election.