The All Progressives Congress won
the governorship and state House
of Assembly elections at former
President Olusegun Obasanjo’s
polling station, Ward II Unit 22,
Olusomi Compound in Totoro-
Sokori area of Abeokuta.
The APC defeated the candidates of
Peoples Democratic Party, Social
Democratic Party and Unity Party of
Nigeria, among others.
In the governorship election
results, APC polled 95 votes, PDP 4,
UPN 8, while SDP polled 11 votes.
In the House of Assembly race, APC
polled 85 votes, PDP 8, while SDP
polled 14 votes.
Obasanjo, who addressed
journalists after his accreditation,
lauded Nigerians for their
doggedness and never-say-die
attitude by making the democratic
process to thrive in the country.
The former president, who was
accredited in less than one minute
and voted around 2.26pm, said
Nigerians had done themselves
He said, “I think Nigerians should
be proud of their performance in
this election. There were
understandably so, because of
those who were beating the drums
“But God took control and people
who expected a big bang did not
even get a whimper. We should all
be proud of ourselves. We have
done it for ourselves; we have
done it for Africa. I believe we are
gradually maturing in our