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#OndoDecides: Akeredolu wins own polling unit

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, the APC candidate in the Ondo State governorship election has won his polling unit, ward 5 Ijebu Owo unit.

Mr Akeredolu polled 413 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, who got 12 votes.

Moreover, the governor had earlier today expressed optimism that he will win the governorship election in the state.

Mr Akeredolu, who spoke with newsmen on Saturday shortly after casting his vote, said his confidence was in God

“I am confident about winning this election. I have always said my confidence is about God, and God, in his infinite mercies, will give me victory.

“I don’t know what will happen. All I know is that when my victory is announced, everybody will be joyous, there will be clapping and singing,” he said.

The governor, who described the voting at his unit as peaceful, urged voters to protect their votes.

“Cast your votes, move out of the place but don’t move too far, and ensure that you protect your votes so that your votes can be counted,” Mr Akeredolu said.

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