APC Oyo Governor Ajimobi Loses Senatorial Election To PDP

APC Oyo Governor Ajimobi Loses Senatorial Election To PDP

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on February 25, 2019
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Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State Fulani herdsmen
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State

Abiola Ajimobi, the governor of Oyo State, has lost his bid to represent Oyo South Senatorial District to Kola Balogun of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The governor, who ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, polled 92,579 votes  while the winner secured 105,720 votes..

The PDP candidate won in Ibadan North, Ibadan North-west, Ibadan South-East, Ibadan North-East, Ibarapa North and Ibarapa East and while Ajimobi won in Ibarapa Central, Ibadan South-West and Ido local government areas.

Senate President Bukola Saraki has also lost his senatorial seat to his All Progressives Congress, APC, challenger.

In Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio, senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West, has lost in nine of 10 local government areas.

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