A former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state.
The Chairman, Primary Election Committee of the party and governor of Jigawa state, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, announced Mr Akeredolu as the winner of the poll, which held amid tight security in Akure, the state capital.
Mr Akeredolu polled 669 votes as against his closest rival, Olusegun Abraham who polled 635 votes. While Former PDP candidate in the 2012 governorship election in the state, Mr Olusola Oke scored 576 votes to emerge third.
A total of 24 aspirants contested the governorship ticket of the APC for the election scheduled to hold on November 26, 2016.