Kola Balogun VS Abiola Ajimobi - Nigeria News

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated Dr Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defeated him in the senatorial election.

This was contained in a statement signed by Ajimobi’s Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, in Ibadan on Monday.

News men report that the INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Wole Akinsola, had declared Kola Balogun winner of the Oyo South Senatorial election having polled 105,720 votes against Abiola Ajimobi 92,218 votes.

Ajimobi, who described the loss of the seat as unfortunate, added that no sacrifice was too much for a leader to make.

“The results of the Oyo South Senatorial District election have been released by INEC indicating that I lost to the PDP Candidate.

“I hereby accept the result as announced. Although there were a number of grievous infractions and established electoral malpractices, I have decided to let go in the interest of peace.

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“I, therefore, congratulate the declared winner, Dr Kola Balogun and our APC Senators-elect, Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari and Teslim Folarin.

“If I lose the ticket and the party was able to gain, then it is nothing to feel sad about. APC has done well but we can always do better.

Kolawole Mohammed Balogun Biography and Profile
Kolawole Mohammed Balogun, popularly called Kola Balogun or KMB, was born on July 27th, 1956. KMB is from the famous Olubadan Ali-Iwo ruling house of Ibadanland. Kolawole Mohammed Balogun educational career took him through Ratibi Muslim Primary School, Oluyoro, Ibadan, St. Peter’s College, Abeokuta, Ogun State, and North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, USA. Read Kola Balogun Biography and Profile on Goodreadbiography website (external website).

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