By: Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo
Ademola Adeleke (PDP) 97, 480
Mudashir Hussain (APC) 66, 116
Osun West Senatorial bye-election results was finally released early Sunday, showing Mr. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) victorious.
He scored 97,480 votes while Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s candidate, Mudashir Hussain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scored 66,116 votes.
The vacancy occurred with the death in April of former governor of the state, Senator Isiaka Adeleke.
Adeleke’s younger brother won in nine of the 10 local government in the senatorial district, while Hussain won in only one.
The election is the first test in the battle for the 2018 governorship election in the state