Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola emerged victorious at the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary elections held on Saturday, February19.
Salemgists gathered that Oyetola clinched all the 332 wards of the state, according to results announced by the chairman of the primary election committee and the governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbsulRazaq.
Announcing the result in the early hours of Sunday at the APC Secretariat in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, AbsulRazaq said Oyetola polled 222,169 to defeat his closest rival, the former Secretary to the Osun State Government, Moshood Adeoti, who polled 12921, while the ex-Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative came third with 460 votes.
Speaking after the announcement of the results, Prince Gboyega Famodun, the state chairman of APC, commended the APC committee.
He also appreciated the representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conduct of the exercise.