PDP rejects Osun governorship poll


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has rejected the result of Osun state gubernatorial election won by Governor Rauf Aregbesola alleging fraudulent activities.

The party agent at the collation of results, Bola Ajao refused to endorse the summary sheets which indicates acceptance of the results.

Ajao said his party had already forwarded to INEC a cocktail of its griviances against the conduct of the election and would explore every necessary step to seek redress.

”The candidate of my party, Senator Iyiola Omisore will explore every necessary step in order to move forward,” he said.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Governor Rauf Aregbesola the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday in Osun State.

The returning officer, Professor Bamitale Omole announced that Aregbesola won with 394,684 votes to defeat Senator Iyiola Omisore of PDP who polled 292, 747, while the Labour Party had 8,898 votes.

Professor Omole, Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University said Aregbesola satisfied the requirements of the law and declared him winner.

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