The election results of Ogun East Senatorial District was on Monday declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.
The Returning Officer for Ogun East, Chris Onwuka of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, said that the decision to declare the election inconclusive was based on the principle of INEC.
He said the election was cancelled because of over voting in Ajebandele Ward in Ijebu East Local Government where total vote cast were more than the number of accredited voters.
There was protest within the collation centre at Ijebu-Ode Local Government Town Hall when Onwuka was about declaring Lekan Mustapha of All Progressive Party (APC) as the winner of the election.
Mustapha polled a total vote of 84,929, his closest rival, Adeola Sosanwo of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, polled 82,457 votes.
The returning officer said that there was alleged case of discrepancies in the election results.