By Halimal Olamide & Kamil Opeyemi
The coasts are getting clearer for some of the contestants who stood elections on Saturday either to remain in office or be elected as new governors in their states.
This was as results were collated from polling units from Saturday after the election that took place in 28 states of the federation.
In Lagos, the collation centre opens at 11am as the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Segun Agbaje, announced Saturday night that collation would open at the Collation Centre.
In Oyo, the collation has already computed results from local governments such as Afijio, Ibarapa Ibadan East, Olorunsogo, Itesiwaju, and others already released.
As it stands, many of the results had been computed since Saturday late evening after the conclusion of the exercise.
Already, the election viewing portal of the Independent National Electoral Commission is being updated with results from different polling units available on the portal.
In Oyo, Governor Seyi Makinde is leading with a wide margin after his closest rival Senator Teslim Folarin who are both being trailed far from behind by the candidate of the Accord Party, Bayo Adelabu.
In Lagos, results from some of the polling units were pointers to the fact that the candidate of the APC, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was leading.
In Kaduna, NPO Reports learnt that collation would open at 2pm on Sunday.
As at 10 am Sunday, the INEC in the state said it had ready results from only one local government out of the state’s 22.
In Delta, results collation had started but the Resident Electoral Commission stated that collation would be on recess.
As at the time of filing this report, candidate of the PDP, Sheriff Oborevwori was leading his counterparts in the All Progress Congress, Ovie Omo-Agege and Ken Pela of the Labour Party.
In Plateau, results of the elections in the local governments are said to have come in but the collation will start at about 2pm.
This is just as results are already being collated in Akwa Ibom, Benue, Delta and others.