SENATORIAL ELECTION: APC WINS OGUN WEST!

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ogun West Senatorial district seat in the last Saturday National Election,  Tolu Odebiyi, has won the senatorial seat.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for the district, Prof. Taofeek Shittu, who  declared him winner added that the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Ibikunle Amosun,  polled the highest votes of 58,452INEC had on Sunday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun who contested on the same platform,  winner of the Ogun Central Senatorial polls while the senatorial election in Ogun East has been declared inconclusive.Shittu, who announced Odebiyi winner at the Oronna hall, Ilaro, the collation centre,  added that Engr. Olusegun Gbeleyi of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM)came second with  48,611 votes.Asiwaju Leye Odunjo,  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came third with 43,454 votes.Meanwhile, Odebiyi, son of the  late first republic politician, Jonathan Adebiyi, who  hails from, Iboro has dedicated his victory to “all those who have endured indignities but remained principled on behalf of the people of Ogun – West.”While  expressing his gratitude to the people of the area for the opportunity extended to him to serve, he said: “It is with a humble heart and gratitude to God Almighty that I accept the result of my election to represent the good people of Ogun West Senatorial District in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.“First, I wish to express my undying gratitude to the people of Ogun West for their practical demonstration of love as we campaigned for this election and for their indubitable and preferential choice for me being validated here today. I am very grateful.“May I also thank all the officials who conducted this election on behalf of the INEC and commend you all for your dedication and patriotism in the face of unprecedented inducements and temptations challenging a free and fair outcome.“This victory is dedicated to all those who have endured indignities but remained principled on behalf of the people of Ogun West.“Please be assured that I will continue to stand with you shoulder to shoulder in raising higher the flag of progress and prosperity for the people of Ogun West.“he stated.

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