He beat the president in Ona-Ara, the local government of the PDP’s governorship candidate, Sen. Teslim Folarin, and Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide by over 5,000 votes. He won with similar wide gaps in 13 other councils announced.
The councils are ATISBO, Saki East, Iwajowa, Oyo West, Ibarapa East, Atiba, Iddo, Oluyole and Kajola.
Others are AFIJIO, Oorelope and Irepo and Iseyin. But Jonathan won with 400 votes in Itesiwaju Local Government, where the current senator representing Oyo North District, Hosea Agboola, hails from.
Results of the senatorial election was yet to be announced as at press time.