The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the November 26, 2016 governorship election in Ondo State. According to Prof. Ganiyu Ambali, INEC Returning Officer, Mr. Akeredolu defeated two major opponents, Eyitayo Jegede of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), to clinch victory.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirmed on Sunday that Mr. Akeredolu won the race with 244,842 votes over PDP candidate Eyitayo Jegede's 150,380 votes.