The Ondo State election petition tribunal sitting in Akure has affirmed the re-election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu held in October last year.

The tribunal gave the verdict today.

Akeredolu was declared winner of the Oct. 10, 2020 governorship poll in Ondo by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

He won 292,830 votes, while the runner-up, Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP trailed with 195,791.