|Mimiko With Some of the Results|
After months of anxiety, politicking and campaigns, the Ondo State Governorship Polls held yesterday October 20, 2012 and it was Labour Party's candidate Olusegun Mimiko that emerged victorious.
Although not all the results have been announced as at 4:30 AM today, ACN polled a total of 124779 votes, PDP scored 116365 votes while the LP snagged a total of 210368 votes from the results of the Local Governments that have already been declared.
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Out of the 15 LGAs, the LP candidate won in 12 LGAS including Akoko South-East, Akoko North-East, Akoko North-West and others. The Action Congress of Nigeria candidate, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, won in two local government areas, while the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Olusola Oke, won in one.
ACN won in Akeredolu’s local government, Owo, and Senator Ajayi Boroffice’s Akoko South West Local Government Area. PDP won in Okitipupa Local Government Area.Results from three local government council areas were not declared.
Mimiko started the day on a good note winning his polling unit whereas the Action Congress of Nigeria candidate, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, lost his polling unit and ward to the governor’s party.
Mimiko polled 348 votes at his Ondo Ward 7 Unit 20, while the PDP and the ACN scored 18 and 16 respectively. Voters across Ondo trooped out to the streets after Mimiko’s victory in his ward.