BREAKING: Fayemi declared winner of Ekiti governorship poll

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BREAKING: Fayemi declared winner of Ekiti governorship poll – Four years after he was massively rigged out of office by the Goodluck Jonathan-era Peoples Democratic Party, Dr John Kayode Fayemi will return to the Ekiti State Government House in October, to continue his job, where he left off.

The former minister of mines and steel, was declared winner of the hotly contested July 14 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, following the collation of the results. As computed from INEC results, Fayemi polled 197,459  votes.  His PDP rival Olusola Eleka, a professor  got 178,121 votes

Fifty three year-old Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress won in 12 of the l6 local governments, leaving the PDP rival, Olusola Eleka, the remaining three.

Eleka won in his local council of Ikere-Ekiti, Emure, Efon and Ado-Ekiti.

Fayemi won in Ilejemeje, Irepodun/Ifelodun, which is the local council of the incumbent, Ayodele Fayose, Ido-Osi, Fayemi’s own local council.

The APC candidate also won in Oye, Moba, Ijero, Gboyin, Ekiti West, Ikole, Ise Orun, Ekiti East and Ekiti South West.

Here is the full result as released by INEC:

  1. Ilejemeje LGA
    APC – 4,153
    PDP – 3,937

    2. Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA

    APC – 13,869
    PDP – 11,456
  2. Ido-Osi LGA
    APC – 12,342
    PDP – 11,145
  3. Oye LGA
    APC – 14,995
    PDP – 11,271

*5. Efon LGA
APC – 5,082
PDP – 5,192

  1. Moba LGA
    APC – 11,837
    PDP – 8,520
  2. Ijero LGA
    APC – 14,192
    PDP – 11,077
  3. Gboyin LGA
    APC – 11,489
    PDP – 8,027

*9. Emure LGA
APC – 7,084
PDP – 7,121

*10. Ikere LGA
APC – 11,515
PDP – 17,183

  1. Ekiti West LGA
    APC – 12,648
    PDP – 10,137
  2. Ikole LGA
    APC – 14,522
    PDP – 13,961
  3. Ise Orun LGA
    APC – 11,908
    PDP – 6,297
  4. Ekiti East LGA
    APC – 12,778
    PDP – 11,564
  5. Ekiti South West LGA
    APC – 11,015
    PDP – 8,432

*16. Ado-Ekiti LGA
APC – 28,111
PDP – 32,810

 

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