BREAKING: APC wins Ekiti governorship election


Biodun Oyebanji, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared the winner of the Ekiti State governorship election, Charmingpro reports.

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Kayode Adebowale, the election’s chief returning officer, declared Mr Oyebanji the winner in Ado-Ekiti, the capital city, in the early hours of Sunday.

Mr Oyebanji received 187,057 votes, defeating his closest rivals, Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) with 82,211 votes and Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party with 67, 457 votes.

Kayode Fayemi, the incumbent governor, has nominated Mr Oyebanji as his candidate.

Mr. Oyebanji was born on December 21, 1967, in Ikogosi-Ekiti, Ekiti West local government.

Mr Oyebanji won 15 of the state’s 16 local government areas: Irepodun/Ifelodun, Ilejemeje, Moba, Ado-Ekiti, Ijero, Ekiti Southwest, Ido-Osi, Ise-Orun, Gbonyin, Oye, Ekiti West, Ikere, Emure, and Ikole.

Mr Kolawole was elected in the Efon local government area.



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