Seyi Makinde, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has emerged winner of the Oyo state gubernatorial election.
He polled 515,621 votes to defeat Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 357,982 votes.
The results of all the 33 local government areas of the state were announced at the collation center of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibadan, the state, capital.
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, returning officer of the election is about to declare Makinde the winner of the exercise.
With his victory, PDP has won its first state in the south-west, having lost Ekiti last year. The PDP was in control of Oyo till the emergence of Abiola Ajimobi, the incumbent governor.