Facing N2.5 billion corruption case, Ogun Assembly Speaker wins reelection (www.premiumtimesng.com)

Facing N2.5 billion corruption case, Ogun Assembly Speaker wins reelection

There was also violence in some places.

From the first day of the election, the speaker, who is returning his fourth term, had 7, 379 votes while Mr Ogundele had 6,411.

At the rerun in the one polling unit, 1,596 persons collected the Permanent but only 363 turned up to vote.

He said Mr Oluomo of the APC polled 7,546 votes to defeat his arch rival, Yusuf Ogundele of the PDP, who garnered 6,596 votes .

The earlier election of 18 March was declared inconclusive due to overvoting in a polling unit.

Despite being put on trial for alleged N2.5 billion corruption by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, has been reelected.

The returning officer for Ifo state constituency 1, a professor, Richard Shobayo, declaring the result after a supplementary election on Saturday.


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