The ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has won 32 out of the 33 local government areas in Oyo State.
Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), Aare Isiaka Olagunju, made this Know after the presentation of results by returning officers for the local government areas at the Commission’s headquarters, Agodi, Ibadan, on Sunday.
According to the results announced, PDP won in: Itesiwaju, Iseyin, Kajola, Iwajowa, Atisbo, Saki East, Saki West, Oorelope, Irepo and Olorunsogo local government areas.Others are Ogbomoso North, Ogbomosho South, Ogo-Oluwa, Oriire, Surulere, Ibarapa Central, Ibarapa North, Afijio, Atiba, Oyo West and Oyo East.
Election for the Iddo LG was suspended as a result of the omission of the logo of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) on the ballot paper on Saturday and it has been slated for Wednesday, May 26.
Seventeen political parties participated in the election while All Progressive Congress (APC) denied participating in the polls, claiming its request for an extension of time by OYSIEC, owing to a recent Supreme Court victory of the sacked council bosses, was rebuffed by the Commission.