Mimiko wins Ondo election

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.


NameState of OriginAssignmentRemark
C. E. OnukaoguAbiaEnuguProfessor
Tukur Sa'adAdamawaBauchiProfessor
Ahmad MakamaBauchiTaraba
Mike IginiDelta Edo
Selina Omagha OkoEbonyiAbia
Edwin Offor NwataraliEnuguAnambra
Jibrin Ibrahim ZarewaKano Kebbi
Hussaini Ahmed MahutaKatsina Kaduna
Abubakar Umar Garba WaraKebbiZamfara
Emmanuel OnucheyoKogiKwara
Rufus O. AkejuLagosOyo
Abdullahi Umar DanyayaNigerNasarawa
Timothy A. IbitoyeOsunOgun
A. L. OgunmolaOyoOsun
Barito Lenusikpugi KphagihRiversBayelsa
Haliru A. TambawelSokotoJigawa
Kassim Gana GeidamYobe Gombe
Ibrahim Bagobiri MarafaZamfara Katsina
Aniedi IkoiwakAkwa-IbomDelta
Habu ZarmaGombe Yobe
Akin OrebiyiOgunLagos
Hussaini Halilu PaiFCTKogi
Kwanga Godwin MbatsavbeeBenuePlateau
Sylvester Okey EzeaniAnambraCross-River
Minkaila AbdulahiJigawaKano
Lawrence AzubuikeImoEbonyi
Sam Olgbadebo OlumekunOndoEkiti
Istifanus Ishaku DefwangPlateauBenue
Gesila KhanBayelsaRivers
Samuel MadakiTarabaBorno
Gabriel AdaCross-RiverImo
Jacob Shekwonudu JatauNasarawaFCT
Baba Abba YusufBornoAdamawa
Segun AgbajeEkitiOndo
Nasir AyilaraKwaraNiger
Austine okojieEdoAkwa-Ibom
Sadiq Abubakar MusaKadunaSokoto


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

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