The All Progressives Congress (APC) has gotten a landslide victory, clearing the 18 chairmanship seats in all the local government areas of Ondo State in the elections conducted on Saturday, August 22.
Chairman, Ondo Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC), Prof. Yomi Dinakin announced the results of the elections after collation of results presented by the Returning Officers (RO) for each of the local government areas.
Of the 18 winners released, five local government area chairmanship positions were returned unopposed.
The ODIEC chairman said the five APC candidates were returned unopposed, because only APC fielded contestant for the chairmanship positions.
Dinakin said the candidates were declared winners in accordance with the provisions of ODIEC law.
The affected council areas are Akoko North East, Ose, Ifedore, Odigbo and Irele.
Meanwhile, the major opposition party, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) boycotted the state council election after making threat to do such.