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Today's Headlines: PDP's Makinde In Massive Lead Over APC's Folarin, Others, Sanwo-olu in early Lead in Lagos

PDP's Makinde In Massive Lead Over APC's Folarin, Others

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The incumbent governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has taken an early lead in the governorship election in the state.

The results of 18 of the state’s 33 local governments have been formally announced by the electoral commission, INEC, at the collation centre in Ibadan, the state capital.

Mr Makinde’s PDP has won in all the local governments so far declared at the collation centre.

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Sanwo-olu Leading In Lagos

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The incumbent Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos state, candidate of All Progressive Congress, APC is in early lead, as Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, continues with Collation.

So far, Sanwo-olu has 593,614 votes.

One Shot As Hoodlums Raid Polling Units In Osun

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In Osun, one person was shot at a polling unit in Ward 4 in Ila-Orangun, Ila LGA during an argument on over-voting in the House of Assembly election that was marred by voter apathy.

While APC members were protesting over-voting recorded in Unit 3, some hoodlums shot at them, thereby disrupting the process.

INEC officers and security operatives arrived early, paving way for early commencement of voting.

Sanwo-olu Leading In Lagos

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Results already trickling in are pointing to a victory for the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship in the state.

Results in Kwara State are also in favour of Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRasaq while Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde is also having it good with the results released so far.

The NATION noted that results however show tight contests in Ogun State between incumbent Governor Dapo Abiodun and PDP’s Ladipo Adebutu, and in Ebonyi State between APC’s Francis Nwifuru, All Progressive Grand Alliance’s (APGA’s) Bernard Odoh and PDP’s Ifeanyi Odii.

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