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Adeleke Pulls Off Huge Upset in Winning Osun State Senate Seat

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State pulled off a stunning upset in the heavily  APC State of Osun on Saturday, winning Osun West Senatorial District election by polling a total of 97, 280 votes.

Adele won nine out of the 10 local governments in the district.

Mr. Adeleke joined the PDP less than a month before the election, after he faulted the conduct of the primaries of the All Progressives Congress in which he was a contestant.

Mr. Hussein of the APC came a distant second with a total of 66, 115 votes.


Iwo Local Government: APC-12,205 PDP-12,547 Olaoluwa Local Government: APC 5,316 PDP 5,618 Ayedire Local Government: APC 5,360 PDP 5,789 Ejigbo Local Government: APC 12,229 PDP 9,723 Irewole Local Government: APC 8,952 PDP 9,096 Ede North Local Government: APC 2,784 PDP 18,559 Ede South Local Government: APC 2,096 PDP 13,406 Ayedaade Local Government: APC 7179 PDP 9,061 Egbedore Local Government: APC 4,768 PDP 7,142 Isokan Local Government: APC 5227 PDP 6,539





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