The APC candidate for Oyo Central Senatorial District, Teslim Folarin, has been declared the winner of Oyo Central Senatorial seat.
Folarin won in six out of 11 local governments of the Senatorial District – Oluyole, Ọna-ara, Egbeda, Surulere, Ogo-Oluwa and Lagelu.
The ex-Senate leader, scoring 91,080 votes to beat his closest opponent, Oyebisi Ilaka of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 83,600 votes.
Declaring him as the winner of the Oyo Central Senatorial Election, Prof Idowu Peter Farai, the Returning Officer of the District announced his fulfilment of the election requirements as the one with the ‘absolute votes’ out of the total votes cast of 286, 995 in the district.
“Teslim Folarin of APC, having certified the requirement of the law, is hereby declared the winner of the Oyo Central Senatorial Elections,” the Returning Officer proclaimed.