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|Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by Nobody: 7:07am On Apr 12, 2011|
The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) proved book makers right, as it won two out of the three available senatorial seats in Oyo State.
Former commissioner in the administration of ex- Governor Bola Tinubu of Lagos State, Chief Olufemi Lanlehin, defeated the current occupant of the Oyo South District seat in the Senate, Senator Kamoru Adedibu, son of the late Ibadan politician, Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu, of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Also, in Oyo Central, another ACN candidate, Mr. Ayo Adeseun, defeated Chief Jumoke Akinjide, daughter of former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Akinjide of the PDP to replace the Senate Leader, Mr. Teslim Folarin.
However, the ruling PDP’s Hosea Agboola defeated Dr. Wale Okediran of the ACN to clinch the Oyo North Senatorial seat in the elections, in which the PDP cornered five of the 14 House of Representatives seats, leaving the ACN and Accord Party (AP) to share equally the rest eight out of the results announced so far, leaving one outstanding.
Agboola was the immediate past commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs in the state.
Lanlehin polled 127,691 votes to emerge winner of the contest while a former commissioner for information in the state, Mr. Bayo Lawal of the Accord Party came second with 118,256 votes. PDP’s Adedibu came a distant third with 92,359 votes.
The result was released by the returning officer, Professor Bayo Okunade.
Adeseun, who is currently the chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, polled 105,975 votes to defeat his AP rival, Chief Bisi Ilaka, who scored 92,544 votes.
Akinjide, according to the result released by the returning officer, Professor J.O. Adewale, was third with 78,643.
Of the 14 available seats for Oyo State in the House of Representatives, PDP won five seats; while ACN and AP won four seats each. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier postponed election in Ibadan North West/South West Federal Constituency.
The five constituencies won by the PDP were Atisbo/Saki West/Saki East, Ibarapa Central/Ibarapa North, Irepo/Orelope/Olorunsogo, Ogbomoso North/Ogbomoso South/Ooriire as well as Ogo-Oluwa Surulere Federal Constituencies.
The constituencies where the ACN won included Ibadan North (Mr. Abiodun Awoleye), Ibarapa East/Iddo (Mr. Sunday Adepoju, Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa (Mr. Kola Olabiyi) as well as Afijio/Atiba/Oyo East/Oyo West (Mr. Kamil Akinlabi). In Ibadan North, ACN won with 30, 035 votes while AP polled 24, 519 votes. PDP came a distant third with 13, 412 votes. The result was released by Adewunmi Abayomi.
The four federal constituencies won by the AP were Akinyele/Lagelu, Ibadan North East/Ibadan South East, Oluyole as well as Egbeda/Ona-Ara Federal Constituencies._In Akinyele Lagelu, Mr. Murtala Kayode of AP won with 18,888 votes while ACN polled 17,477. The PDP polled 16,498 votes. The result was released by the Returning Officer, Prof. Abiodun Sanni.
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by Nobody: 7:08am On Apr 12, 2011|
Good one, eyin omo Oyo.
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by yemmight(m): 9:49am On Apr 12, 2011|
Good one for ACN.
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by Nobody: 4:18pm On Apr 12, 2011|
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by Afam4eva(m): 4:21pm On Apr 12, 2011|
A party named Accord is also holding sway in Oyo state. I never saw this coming.
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by EkoIle1: 4:31pm On Apr 12, 2011|
Day of reckoning is fast coming for Akala,
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by yemmight(m): 6:03pm On Apr 12, 2011|
Ladoja is a stong politician in IB.
|Re: Oyo: Acn Takes Two Out Of The Three Available Senatorial Seats by yemmight(m): 6:06pm On Apr 12, 2011|
Won't be easy to unsit Akala. If the 3 of them go neck-neck meaning that the votes are shared. The only the that really work against Akala is for Ladoja to step down for Ajimobi as he did last time. Otherwise it will be tight.
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