An opinion poll conducted by the Punch newspaper has predicted victory for the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governorship candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ondo State.
The election which holds Saturday has three main contending candidates who are Akeredolu of the APC, Eyitayo Jegede, the PDP governorship candidate and Olusola Oke, the Alliance for Democracy, AD, governorship candidate.
The Punch poll on its website simply asked: “Ondo Election: Who will become the next Governor?”
As at 11:40pm on Friday, the result of the poll showed that Akeredolu, out of the 3,194 people who voted, polled 1,296 votes, to emerge likely winner of Saturday’s election while the AD candidate, Oke polled 1,115 votes to emerge second in the poll and the PDP candidate, Jegede polled 783 votes to emerge third.
The poll showed that Akeredolu received 41 percent of the total votes; Oke, 35 percent and Jegede, 25 percent.