Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial ticket for Oyo South Senatorial District.
Ajimobi emerged winner after polling 2,659 votes while his closest challenger polled a total of 168 votes.
Ajimobi described the election as free and fair.
“I look forward to going back to the Red Chamber to contribute my quota to the national debate and the progress of the nation. I wish to bring to fore my parliamentary experience to grow a Nigeria that the next generation will be proud of,” Ajimobi said.
“As you have all witnessed, the election was free, fair and transparent. You can see that it was transparent and I am happy about it,” he added.
Meanwhile, head of the electoral panel described the poll as successful.
“You heard what happened in some states that conducted the same exercise. Some were not as successful as Oyo State and I give the credit to the aspirants and the entire members of this great party for making this exercise worthwhile,” Seriki said
“I salute the calmness and maturity of the aspirants that have so far participated in the primaries. We look forward to further cooperation of all stakeholders in the remaining primaries,”