A former Governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel, who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared winner of the Ogun-East Senatorial election held on Saturday.
Prof. Christopher Onwuka, INEC Returning Officer for the Senatorial District, announced the results on Sunday at the Collation Centre in Itoro Hall, Ijebu-Ode.
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Onwuka said that Daniel of the APC scored 115,147 votes to defeat his closest rival, Ajibola Kalejaiye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 58,708 votes.
“I, Prof. Christopher Onwuka, by the powers conferred on me, as the INEC Returning Officer for this election and having scored the highest number of votes, hereby declare Gbenga Daniel of APC winner of the election,” he said.(NAN)