Live Updates Of Ondo State Governorship Election

The 2020 Ondo State Governorship Election holds today 10th October 2020 as the people of Ondo get to decide that person and political party that will govern their state for the next four years.

Candidates and political parties have been transversing the length and breadth, nooks, and crannies of the state to convince the electorate to cast their votes for them.

Similarly, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to deliver a free and fair election while security operatives have given assurances of total security before, during, and after the polls.

Though 17 candidates are vying for the number one seat in the state, the race is expected to be majorly between three candidates – incumbent Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede and Agboola Ajayi, incumbent Deputy Governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).

Interestingly, the three leading candidates are spread across the three senatorial zones in the state. Rotimi Akeredolu is from Ondo North, Eyitayo Jegede is from Ondo central while Agboola Ajayi is from Ondo south.

Kindly stick to BGT News and keep refreshing this page to get the latest updates in the 2020 Ondo State Governorship Election.


Mimiko votes at Ward 7, PU 20 in Ondo west LGA.

Akoko South-East LG ISUA QTRS RA 02 PU 03 Party Agents are directing people into a corner inside the house before allowing them to vote. Security agents are on ground.


At PU 001, Ward 08, Odigbo LGA, voting is ongoing smoothly. There is use of face masks and hand sanitiser, but social distancing is not being observed.

10: 19am


At Ward 03 unit 01, Skyway/Ajiferere area, Ile Oluji/Okeigbo LGA, voting process gets unruly as voters confront policemen at the unit, accusing them of plot to rig the election.


10: 10 am

Jegede Cast his Votes, praise INEC for his commitment

9:45 am

Eitayo Jegede waiting to Cast His Votes

9:22 AM – Shooting reported at Pollíng Unit 11, Edo Lodge in Oke Ijebu, Akure.

9:17 AM – The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, has arrived at his polling unit.

The former Attorney-General of the state arrived at the Sacred Heart Pry School, Ward 2, Polling Unit 1 around 9:15 am.

8:19am- Akoko South West LGA 04 Ward 09 Ikun PU 003 Ikun III, Holy Trinity Primary School Voters have begun to form a queue at the polling unit and are awaiting the start of the voting process.

8:00am- Akoko North east Arigidi ward 1, Unit 04. INEC officials are sharing nose masks to security operatives. Accreditation ongoing

7.45 am
Akoko North West
Arigidi 2
Ward 02

Election materials are set. Voters are ready. 3 security personnel are on ground.

7:42 am

BREAKING: It was reported that one of the boats conveying the ad hoc staffs, electoral materials, and some security personnel to the oil-producing area of Ondo State capsized into the river.

7:25 AM – Akoko South West, Ward 5, PU 14, Iworin II. INEC officials on ground.

7:20 AM – At Ward 9 (Ọba-Ilẹ̀) , PU 11 of Àkúré North LGA, as INEC officials set up voting materials as electorates check for their names on the voter’s register.

7:18 AM – Ward 09 (Oba Ile), PU 008 of Akure North LGA. Voters are checking the list for their names as INEC officials are setting up electoral materials for the day.

7:16 AM – Ondo East Bolorunduro ward 3 PU 1, market/Ekimogun high school INEC officials has posted the list of registered voters and voters are seen checking out their names.

7.11 AM: At Irele LG, Ward 1 PU 01 voters appear anxious for the voting process to start.

2 Responses to Live Updates Of Ondo State Governorship Election

  1. Elijah Joshua says:

    Congratulations to you sir

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