The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has swung into jubilation mood, as it hopes to oust the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun State, following results of the just concluded gubernatioal election.
Popular artiste, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has been seen in a video that surfaced online, dancing and jubilating with his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, who is the PDP candidate in the election.
The duo hugged themselves in the video, as Adeleke said: “We did it this time,” and Davido replying, “Yes”.
There was also jubilation in the PDP Situation Room, as the party claimed it was in the lead, following results of the election so far released though the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is yet to make any official declaration.
Meanwhile, checks on INEC portal showed that 28 out of the 30 local government areas had been fully uploaded, remaining Ife East and Orewole LGAs, as the PDP takes early lead, winning in seven LGAs while the ruling APC won in four.
The PDP won in Osogbo, Olorunda, Ede South, Orolu, Odo Otin, Ifelodun and Irepodun.
In Osogbo, the PDP candidate, Adeleke, polled 30,401 votes, to trump APC’s Oyetola, who garnered 22,952 votes.
In Olorunda LGA, Adeleke polled 21, 350 votes while Oyetola got 18,709 votes.
In Ede South, Adeleke got 19,438 votes while Oyetola had 5,704 votes.
In Orolu LGA, Adeleke polled 10,282 votes, while Oyetola got 9,928 votes.
In Odo Otin LGA, Adeleke got 14,003 votes while Oyetola scored 13,482 votes.
In Ifelodun LGA, Adeleke scored 17,107 votes while Oyetola garnered 16,068 votes.
Adeleke also won Irepodun LGA with 14,369 votes while the APC candidate polled 12,122.
However, the APC defeated the PDP in Iwo LGA, Ayedade LGA, Boripe LGA and Isokan LGA.
In Iwo LGA, Oyetola scored 17, 421 to defeat Adeleke, who got 16,914 votes.
In Ayedade LGA, the APC got 14,527 votes to defeat Adeleke who had 13,380 votes.
In Boripe LGA, Oyetola also emerged victorious, polling 21,205 votes to defeat the PDP candidate who had 7595.
Oyetola won Isokan LGA by a slim margin, securing 10,833 votes while Adeleke got 10,777.
Nevertheless, anxious APC has warned those celebrating not to set the stage for violence in the state.