The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State , Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has been declared the winner of the governorship election in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission .
The Returning Officer, Prof Joseph Fuwape , declared Oyetola the winner of the election after the collation of the results of the supplementary election in seven polling units.
Oyetola polled a total of 255 , 505 votes to emerge the winner of the poll while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party polled a total of 255 , 023 votes to come second in the contest .
Adeleke had scored the highest number of votes in the first ballot but the INEC ordered a rerun because the number of cancelled votes in the seven polling units was far higher than the margin by which Adeleke beat the runner – up .
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