The Peoples Democratic Party has won the by-election held on Saturday, June 2, to fill the vacant seat of Ibarapa East constituency in Oyo state House of Assembly. The vacancy occurred following the demise of Michael Adeyemo, the speaker of the legislature.
The Nigerian Tribune reports that the result was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
NAIJ.com earlier reported how Honourable Michael Adeyemo, speaker of the Oyo House of Assembly died.
The report said some members of the House of Assembly confirmed this on Friday, April 27. TVC news also reports that Adeyemo died of heart attack.
Adeyemo, in his lifetime represented Ibarapa east local government area. He emerged speaker of Oyo assembly in 2015.