Oyo State Independent National Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Hon. Adeojo Sheriff Aderemi, as winner of Ido Local Government Area of the state.
Announcing the result, late Wednesday, the OYSIEC Chairman, Aare Isiaka Olagunju said the PDP candidate polled 19,744 votes at the rescheduled elections held on Wednesday.
According to the OYSIEC Chairman, at the peacefully conducted election, the African Democratic Party, ( ADC) came second with 122 votes while the All Progressives Congress, ( APC) came third with 42 votes while the Action Democratic Party (ADP,) came last with 10 votes.
Speaking earlier on Wednesday while monitoring the election, the OYSIEC , Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju, (SAN) expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the local government election, saying, ” the exercise, so far, has been peaceful and devoid of harassment or molestation.
“As you can see, the exercise is very peaceful. In all the polling units we have visited, the story is the same and there is no problem. People were voting for candidates of their choice. Against the several messages we have received from some unknown people alleging that there is violence everywhere, I had to come out and inspect it myself with the Commissioners and security operatives and we have all seen how good everything turned out to be. The situation is very calm and peaceful. As a matter of fact, we have seen many people turn out and there is no harassment or molestation.”