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Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has won the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to emerge the party’s senatorial candidate in Ogun East.
Daniel, scored 450 votes to defeat the incumbent Senator Lekan Mustapha, who polled 29 votes , deputy govenor, Segun Adesegun six and Seyi Oduntan who polled 11 votes .
Daniel ‘s victory was facilitated by the intervention of the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland ,Oba Sikiru Adetona who held a meeting with Daniel and Mustapha before the senator withdrew from the race .
PLATFORM TIMES had earlier reported that at the commencement of the shadow election held on Saturday at Itoro Hall in Ijebu-Ode, the former Commissioner for health in the state Babatunde Ipaye, had announced that Senator Mustapha, had stepped down for Daniel.
It was gathered that the announcement , made other aspirants to vacate the venue of the election, leaving behind only the former governor.
Below are the results from nine local government areas of the state .
APC OGUN EAST SENATORIAL RESULT
Ijebu East LG
Remo North LG
IJebu North LG
Segun Adsegun 6
Ijebu North East LG
Seyi Oduntan 11