Governor Adams Oshiomhole jumped for joy at his office where he was watching the collation and final announcement of results.
Oshiomhole took to the dance floor briefly with his wife Iara. Members of the staff also joined in the celebration.
Other leaders that joined him were Hon Rasaq Bello-Osagie, Priestly Ediagbonya, former Deputy Governor, Lucky Imasuen, Blessing Agbomhere among others.
He later joined the governor-elect in a road show as many residents defied rain to be part of the celebration.