The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has left Osun State where a governorship election is holding.
News Direct gathered that the APC National Leader left the state to meet with House of Assembly Speakers from the party on Saturday in Abuja.
His departures comes as news filtered in that Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP), is currently leading as results pour in from across polling units in the ongoing Osun governorship election.
He is closely followed by the incumbent governor, Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a relation to Tinubu.
Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced uploading of results for the Saturday governorship election into the commission’s results viewing portal.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the uploading of election results started shortly after the close of voting and sorting of votes in some polling units across the state.
As at 5.35 p.m. on Saturday, results from no fewer than 1,707 units out of the 3,763 polling units across the 30 local government areas in the state had been uploaded on the portal: https://www.inecelectionresults.ng/
No fewer than 34 results out of 95 polling units in Isokan Local Government Area had been uploaded on the portal, while 65 out of 100 had also been uploaded for Obokun Local Government Area at the time of filing this report.
For Olorunda LG, 74 out of 193 polling units results have been uploaded on the portal as well 72 out of 121 for Odo-Otin Local Government Area.
For Iwo LGA, 48 out of 170 polling units results have been uploaded, for Irepodun 52 out of 133, while 18 out of 62 polling units results for Ola-Oluwa LGA have also been uploaded.