Monday 25 February 2019

Tunji-ojo Of APC Trashes Akeredolu's Fielded Candidates In AA To Win Reps Seat In Ondo

The All Progressives Congress (APC's) House of Representatives candidate for Akoko North East/North West Federal constituency of Ondo state, Olubunmi Tunji Ojo has defeated the incumbent lawmaker and candidate of Action Alliance (AA), Hon Stephen Olemija and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and to clinch a seat at the Green Chamber.

Tunji-Ojo, in an overwhelming victory over the AA which had the backing of the Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu who fielded and sponsored candidates in the AA against his party - the APC's candidates.

The APC candidate polled APC 20,988 votes, while his closest rival the PDP polled 12,967 votes, the AA which fielded the incumbent lawmaker came distant third with 10,979 votes.

Having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes, Tunji-Ojo was declared the winner and returned elected.

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