Babajide Sanwo-Olu has officially been declared the winner of the governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The incumbent governor representing the All Progressives Congress (APC) got re-elected into office with a comfortable victory over his competitors.
The returning officer, Professor Oladiji Adenike, who announced the result around 1am on Monday, March 20, 2023, said that Sanwo-Olu polled 762,134 votes to win the election.
Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour finished second with 312,329 votes, while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Jando trailed in third place with 62,449 votes.
A total of 1,182,620 voters were accredited, while 1,155,678 votes were valid.
In Akwa-Ibom state, Umo Eno of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner of the governorship election.
Eno won 29 out of the 31 local government areas as the PDP polled 354,348 votes ahead of closest rival Bassey Albert of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) who scored 136,262 votes.