PDP Guber Candidate,FCT Minister Of State Lose Wards To APC In Oyo State

The Oyo State Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Teslim Folarin, lost his local government to the All Progressives Congress in the presidential election on Saturday.
Folarin and the Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, are from the Ona Ara Local Government Area of the state. They are the two major PDP leaders in the LGA.
On Saturday, while addressing journalists at their polling units, both PDP leaders had predicted victory for President Goodluck Jonathan.
Folarin had on Saturday specifically said he would be surprised if President Goodluck Jonathan does not win by 60 per cent.
Akinjide, who is the Oyo State Director of President Jonathan’s re-election campaign in the state, had said that his endorsement by four other major political parties in the state was a sure sign of victory.
Contrary to their predictions, the APC won in the council with 12,291 votes while the PDP polled 7,175


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