Posted by News Express | 30 March 2015 | 4,168 times
All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has swept the presidential election in Osun State, beating incumbent President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the official announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Of the 22 councils declared last night, Buhari lost just one of councils: Ife East. He won 241,179 votes as against 168,476 votes by Jonathan.
Results are still being awaited in eight local councils. There are 30 local councils in the state, along with Modakeke Area Office.
Jonathan had earlier swept neighbouring Ekiti, meaning that the two main candidates now have won a state each. The winner of the election held across the country on Saturday is expected to be announced this evening by INEC in Abuja.
Below is a council-by-council breakdown of the Osun result:
Boluwaduro: APC- 5,288, PDP-4,413
Ifelodun: APC-17,040, PDP-9,847
Ila: APC- 11,576, PDP- 7,647
Boripe: APC-12,152, PDP- 7,457
Ife North: APC-8,369, PDP-7,921
Ife South: APC-9,793, PDP-9,283
Ife East: APC-12,513, PDP-15,532
Olorunda: APC- 26,342, PDP-7958
Atakumosa West: APC- 6,639, PDP-4,734
Atakumosa East: APC-8,668, PDP-5,418
Orolu: APC-8,466, PDP-6,360
Isokan: APC-10,187, PDP-6,974
Ifedayo: APC-3,824, PDP-3,786
Egbedore: APC-9,577, PDP-6,507
Ayedade: APC-13,560, PDP-9,466
Ola-Oluwa: APC-8,125, PDP-5,910
Odo-Otin: APC-13,351, PDP-10,230
Ilesa West: APC-11,714, PDP,5,145
Irepodun: APC-12,485, PDP-7,750
Ayedire: APC-8,280, PDP-6,323
Obokun: APC-10,506, PDP-9,325
Oriade: APC-12,724, PDP-10,490
•Adapted from a PM News report. Photo shows Buhari.
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