Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has taking over as Ondo State Governor, while the handing over was done at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the governor’s office.

According to channels Tv, Governor Akerodolu told the gathering that his administration expects the support of all citizens of the state to achieve the desired success.

INEC Declares Rotimi Akeredolu Winner In November, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, winner of the 2016 Ondo state governorship election.

Returning officer, Professor Ganiu Amali made the announcement at about 12:50PM on Sunday.

Akeredolu polled 244, 842 votes to beat his closest rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 150, 380 votes.

Mr Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) follows with 126, 889 votes.

Results from all 18 local governments were announced, including that of Ilaje Local Government Area which had delayed a bit.

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