The Action Congress Party (ACN) has warned that it will further scrutinize the outcome of the just concluded governorship election in Ondo state where the candidate of the Labour Party, Olusegun Mimiko, was declared winner.
In a statement signed by the national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, the party said “, our party will study carefully the general details of the results with a view to taking a final position”.
The statement however maintained that “Our party believes that there was and still is need for change in Ondo State”.
Akande thanked the leadership of the party and general members of the state for their “brilliant performance” in spite of “many challenges glaring lapses in the system and institutional inefficiency in the conduct of Ondo state governorship election”.
He further said “Our party has always been and remains proud of our candidate, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) and this election has reinforced our confidence in his ability to lead and stimulate life back into the Action Congress of Nigeria in Ondo State”.
“Our party will continue this post mortem analysis of the lapses in all the institutions involved in the conduct of the Ondo election”.
Mr Olusegun Mimiko of the Labour Party had polled a total of 260, 199 votes. The PDP placed second with 155, 512 while ACN came third with 143, 512 votes in the just concluded Ondo state governorship elections.