The former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has been defeated in the NASS election into the Senate to represent Ondo South on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Ajayi, lost to the business magnate, Jimoh Ibrahim who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election held on Saturday in the state.
Vanguard reports that Jimoh polled 110,665 votes to defeat Ajayi, who scored 65, 784 votes.
The Independent National Electoral Commission Returning Officer, Prof. Johnson Fashimilehin, declared Jimoh as the winner of the election.
Fashimilehin, stated that ” having polled the highest number of votes of 110, 665 against 65, 784, I hereby declare, Ibrahim of APC winner of the election in Ondo South
“I Prof. Fashimilehin by the power conferred on me as the INEC’s Returning Officer for this election and having satisfied the highest number of votes, I hereby declared Ibrahim returned as elected,” he added.