The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, is in an early lead in the ongoing gubernatorial election in the state.
Results posted on the portal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), show that the former lawmaker is leading the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress and state Governor, Gboyega Oyetola with over 10,000 votes.
The result on the portal of the electoral body shows that Adeleke has polled 67,892 votes while Oyetola has 56,915 votes.
There are a total of 1,955,657 registered voters in the election.
The governorship election is taking in 3,763 polling units across 332 registration areas in 30 local government areas of the state.
Fifteen political parties and their governorship candidates in the state are battling to win the race to the government house.