.Akeredolu (2nd left) with well wishers after he was declared winner of the 2016 Governorship election in Ondo State. –
The candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Ritimi Akeredolu has emerged as the governor of Ondo State.
Akeredolu polled 244, 842 to win the 2016 gubernatorial election held on Saturday, 26 November.
PDP polled 126, 889 to place second while AD polled 150,ooo to place third.
Immediately after he was declared winner of the election, Akeredolu says he and his party members will work hard to take Ondo people from poverty to prosperity.
The newly elected governor praised the people of the state for their patience and loyalty to his, adding that they have spoken with one voice.