Rt Hon Adebo Ogundoyin, the Speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP has won his re-election bid.
Ogundoyin represents Ibarapa East state constituency at the Oyo state House of Assembly.
He polled 10,039 to defeat the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate who polled 7,111 and 11 other candidates.
Ogundoyin will be returning to the House of Assembly as a third time member.
The declaration was made by the Returning Officer, Prof John Oyinlola Oladeji.
According to the final results released by INEC, the APC candidate, Aderounmu Adebayo Adeolu polled seven thousand one hundred and eleven, 7111 votes while the Accord Party candidate, Oladeni Olubayo Tunde got two thousand seven hundred and twenty-four, 2724 votes.
“Hon Adebo Ogundoyin having scored the highest number of votes in the Ibarapa East State Constituency election is hereby declared the winner of the election ” Prof John Oyinlola Oladeji said.
Meanwhile, the Speaker has expressed appreciation to all sons and daughters of Ibarapa East State constituency for his re-election as member representing the constituency.
The Speaker expressed the appreciation shortly after he was declared the winner of the Ibarapa East State constituency election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said the victory is dedicated to the people of Ibarapa East State constituency.
“Our people have spoken with their votes. It is their victory. It is their decision. The people of Ibarapa East State Constituency have given us their mandate once again hence I am overwhelmed and happy. This is God’s doing and it is marvelous in my sight. To the Lord be the glory.”
The Speaker said voters in Eruwa and Lanlate have again demonstrated their love for him, Governor Seyi Makinde and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP through their massive votes
“This is a great sacrifice from our people. It is another trust bestowed on us by our people and the party and we shall again hold and see it as sacred.”
While stating that this is the third time he is winning election as a member of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said he is humbled and honored as another opportunity has come for him to serve his people and bring more development and infrastructure to them.
“I won election in 2018, 2019 and it is another success story in 2023. My mission is to continue to give quality representation to my constituency such that will make life easier and meaningful for them.”
He said with this new opportunity, he is now better equipped in terms of experience, capacity, capability and confidence to represent Ibarapa East State Constituency and to function more effectively in all areas as a legislator.