PDP sweeps Ondo council polls

PDP wins rescheduled LG election in Kaduna
United Bank for Africa

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday swept the chairmanship position in all the 18 Local councils in Ondo State.

The results were announced in Akure by Prof. Olugbenga Ige, Chairman of the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) at a post-election news conference.

He said that the PDP won 202 out of the 203 wards in the councillorship election, while the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) won one ward.

The chairman said that ACPN won the councillorship election at Ward 9, Oba-Ile in the Akure North Local Government Area.

It was gathered that 14 political parties participated in the election that was adjudged free and fair by stakeholders.

Ige said that ODIEC was determined to carry all political parties along in its drive to move the state forward by entrenching grassroots democracy.

He praised residents of the state for the confidence they reposed in ODIEC in carrying out the election.

Ige also lauded the State Government, non- bodies, and security agencies for their support before and during the election.