A former secretary to the state government, Sharafadeen Alli, has won the Oyo South Senatorial District Election, insideoyo.com reports.
Alli is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the election held on Saturday across the district.
He was part of the team that supported Governor Seyi Makinde to ousted the ruling APC government from power in 2019.
Alli was declared as the winner of the election on Monday.
The result of the election was declared at the Ikolaba High School, Ibadan venue of the collation centre.
The Returning Officer, Professor Wole Olatokun while announcing the result of the election in the early hours of Monday, maintained that Alli of APC scored a total of 111,513 votes to defeat all other candidates who contested the election.
Olatokun explained that other candidates such as Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 92,481 votes to claim the second position while Idris Kolapoboye Kola-Daisi of Accord scored a total of 33,641 votes.
Others who participated such as candidates of SDP got 655, LP, YPP scored 603, NNPP scored 1314.