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Osun Guber: Seven polling units to decide next governor


It has been revealed that Seven (7) polling units where 3498 votes were cancelled will decide who becomes the next Governor of Osun State in the rerun election slated for September 27, 2018 by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

These polling units are located in Orolu LGA, Ife South LGA, Ife North LGA and Osogbo LGA.

The final result as released by the electoral body showed that, Ademola Adeleke of the PDP polled 254, 698 votes, leading Gboyega Oyetola of the APC who polled 254,345 a differential of 353 votes, whereas 3, 498 votes were cancelled.

The electoral law states that there shall be a rerun if there is no clear winner and the number of cancelled votes is more than the differential between the two leading candidates.

The rerun will be among all 48 political parties that participated in the election.

If there is no clear winner, a run-off will be declared for the two leading candidates.

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