By JAMES EZEMA
The Osun West Senatorial Bye-election has been won by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 9 out of the 10 local government areas of the district to defeat its closest rival, the All Progressive Congress APC in its several strongholds.
Ademola Adeleke won by over 67% of the valid votes cast in 9 out of the 10 local governments in the senatorial district.
The PDP won even in councils considered to be the well known strongholds of the APC in the state.
According to the election results from Iwo, Ede South, Ola Oluwa, Ayedire, Ejigbo, Irewole, Egbedore, Ede North, Awo, gave the candidate of the PDP, Ademola Adeleke clear victory with APC scoring about 66,116 votes while PDP won with 97,480 votes.
The electoral body, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to officially announce the result in Osogbo, the state capital, in today.