The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Buruji Kashamu, chairman, organisation and mobilisation committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), victorious at the parliamentary poll.
Kashamu defeated Gbenga Kaka from the Ogun east senatorial district, by polling 99, 540 votes ahead of Kaka’s 12, 972. Kaka, a former deputy governor of the state, defected to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) from the APC in 2014.
Kashamu has been the butt of vilification by former Presidrnt Oousegun Obasanjo, who cited his presence in PDP as one of the major reasons he quit the party.
In Ogun central, Senator Gbenga Obadara also of the SDP lost to APC’s Prince Lanre Tejuoso.
Also,the All Progressive Congress,APC candidate in Ogun West, Prince Gbolahan Dada defeated the PDP and SDP candidates to emerge winner in the district. Waliu Taiwo from Ota was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP while Biyi Otegbeye from Ilaro was the SDP candidate.
In the House of Representatives race, the APC won seven seats from the nine federal constituency seats in the State,leaving PDP to clinch the remaining two seats.
The two seats won by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside and Remo Federal Constituency. Adesegun Adekoya, a.k.a. ‘Attacker’ won in Ijebu North and Ladi Adebutu, won the Remo federal constituency.
APC’s Kehinde Odeneye won in Ijebu Central. Segun Williams, also of the APC won the Abeokuta South constituency. Both were incumbents..
On the whole, the APC has won in 12 of the 19 local councils so far declared. PDP won in seven.
The only local government being expected now is Ipokia.