Mimiko wins Ondo election

Governor Olusegun Mimiko
Governor Olusegun Mimiko

Mr. Mimiko led his closest rival, Olusola Oke of the PDP, with over 100 thousand votes.

The newly elected Governor of Ondo State is Olusegun Mimiko of the Labour Party, LP.

At the end of the collation at the Akure State Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mr. Mimiko got 260, 199 votes. He was followed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Part, PDP, Olusola Oke, who had 155,961 votes. Rotimi Akeredolu of the Action Congress of Nigeria got 143,512 votes.

According to the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner for Ondo, Akin Orebiyi,the total number of registered voters in the State is 1,638,950; and the number of accredited voters is 645,597.

A total of 30,415 votes were declared invalid while the valid votes are 594,244.

Based on the results, Mr. Mimiko will now be sworn in for a second term in office.

Read our live updates for comprehensive details of the voting and counting process including the drama that happened during the election.

See table below summarising the announced results so far showing the votes of the three major candidates.


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Akoko South East: ACN, 3,330; LP, 6,316, PDP, 3,425, Valid votes 13, 582

Akoko South West: ACN, 13, 623; LP, 11, 833; PDP, 12,331 Valid votes, 39, 310.

Akure North: ACN, 5,671; LP, 10,857;and PDP, 4,916; Valid Votes 23, 195

Akoko North East:  ACN, 8,693; LP-12,153; PDP- 6,847

Ondo East: ACN, 2, 759; LP-8,404; PDP- 3,933; Valid votes- 16,272

Ose: ACN-6,376; LP-11,071; PDP- 5,833; Valid votes- 24, 620

Akure South: ACN- 11,955; LP- 49,915; PDP- 12,467; Valid votes- 79,959

Idanre: ACN- 5,111; LP- 15,990; PDP- 5,923; Valid votes-29,789

Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo: ACN, 9,061; LP-11,945; PDP-6,521; Valid votes-29,111

Owo:  ACN- 17,967; LP- 14,870; PDP-6,058; Valid Votes-41,265

Irele: ACN- 5,066; LP- 9,435; PDP-9, 341; Valid votes-25,343

Okitipupa: ACN- 8,495; LP- 11,968; PDP- 21,024; Valid votes- 43,295

Ondo West:  ACN: 7,225; LP: 31,280; PDP: 6,669; Total Valid Votes: 49,382

Akoko North West: ACN: 9,138; LP: 11,675; PDP: 7,847; Total Valid Votes: 29,706

Ifedore: ACN: 5,522; LP: 11,062; PDP: 3,978; Total Valid Votes: 22,223