Ex-gov, Osoba’s son, Olumide, wins House of Rep seat

FORMER governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba’s son, Olumide, has won the seat of the Abeokuta North/ Odeda/Obafemi Owode in the House of Representatives.

The House of Rep-elect defeated the incumbent, Hon. Mikhail Kazeem, of the Allied People’s Movement (APM), having polled a total of 33,538 votes as against 14,903 scored by Kazeem.

Osoba won with 13,475 votes in Abeokuta North Local Government closely followed Kazeem with 8597 votes, just as Mrs Abimbola Lanre-Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 3906 votes.

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In Obafemi Owode council area, Osoba scored 12,930 votes while Kazeem polled 3315 and Lanre Balogun with 6913 votes.

The younger Osoba who represented the same constituency from 2011-2015 on the same platform, also won in Odeda local government with 7133 votes while Kazeem and Lanre Balogun polled 2991 and 3494 votes respectively.

The result was announced by Professor S. O Ismaila, the Returning Officer in charge House of Representatives Collation centre at Unity High School, Ago-Ika, Abeokuta.

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