Mimiko loses Senate bid to PDP

Olusegun Mimiko

Former Ondo State Governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Olusegun Mimiko, has lost the Ondo Central senatorial district election to Ayo Akinyelure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Mr Akinyelure also defeated the incumbent, Ayo Alasoadure, of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Akinyelure polled 66,978 votes while Mr Alasoadure got 57,828 votes.

Mimiko came third with 56,624 votes.

Officials of ZLP protested the results after it was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).