Fayose dethrones Fayemi, sweeps Ekiti governorship election

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Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] has won Saturday’s governorship elections held yesterday in Ekiti State, with what appears a landslide.

To emerge winner, Mr. Fayose polled a total of 203,090 votes, winning the highest number of votes in all the 16 Local Government Areas of the state.

Incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress [APC], who is his closest challenger, came a distant second, garnering 120,433 votes.

The candidate of the Labour Party [LP], Opeyemi Bamidele, received a paltry 18,135 votes.

“Having satisfied the requirements of the law and scoring the highest numbers of votes, Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party is therefore returned elected,” the chief returning officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Isaac Asuzu, said while announcing the result.

Find below votes won by the three main political parties in the election.

RESULT OF ELECTION BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

LGs                   APC      LP        PDP

 Ado-Ekiti     13,927    2,065    41,169

Efon                3,422    358      5,335

Ekiti-East     8,584      884       12,498

Ekiti S/W    6,746      1,413    11,038

Ekiti-West     7,860    884         10,702

Emure          4,332      1,527     7,086

Gbonyin         8,138     714        11,046

Ido-Osi           7,134     1,182     13,045

Ifelodun       6,834    3,555    13,038

Ikere             7,989      585     16,197

Ikole            8,804      1,259   14,238

Ijero            9,348       1,554    13,814

Ilejemeje     3,336      165     3,670

Ise                    5,809     600      10,136

Moba             7,994      1,000    8,878

Oye                 10,176   512     11,200

TOTAL     120,433    18,135    203,090

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  1. Tee James Phil says

    APC never see anything

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