#NigeriaDecides: PDP candidate floor Governor Ajimobi to clinch Senatorial seat in Oyo
The Governor of Oyo State, Governor Abiola Ajimobi has lost out in his bid to return to the Senate.
Ajimobi who had earlier represented Oyo South Senatorial district between 2003 and 2007 on the platform of Alliance for Democracy (AD) before becoming a governor lost out to a former a former Commissioner for Commerce, Kola Balogun.
Ajimobi who was contesting on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) polled a total of 92,218, while the incumbent Senator, Mr. Soji Akanbi of ADC polled 49,437 and ThePeoples Democratic Party (PDP), candidate for Oyo South Senatorial District, Dr. Muhammed Kola Balogun, polled 105,720.
Announcing the result at the Agodi gate, headquarters of Ibadan North Local Government Area, which was collation centre for the district, Professor Wole Akinsola, a former Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, declared Dr Kola Balogun of the PDP winner of the election.