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INEC Announces Fayemi winner Of Ekiti Governorship election



Dr Kayode Fayemi, a previous Minister of Mines and Steel Advancement and competitor of the All Progressives Congress(APC) has won Saturday's governorship race in Ekiti.

Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Head Returning Officer for the race and Bad habit Chancellor of the College of Ibadan, said Fayemi surveyed 197,459 votes to rise victor.

The News Office of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that Olayinka made the assertion at the headquarter of the Free National Appointive Magistrate (INEC) in Ado-Ekiti.

NAN likewise reports that the People groups Law based Gathering (PDP) hopeful, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, came next with 178,121 votes.

The PDP, notwithstanding, rejected the outcomes, saying the decision was damaged by anomalies and assaults of its individuals and supporters.

The gathering's operator at the examination focus, Mr Sunday Olowolafe, asked the commission to stay activity on the affirmation of a champ until a re-run was directed where there were built up instances of brutality, vote-purchasing and vote grabbing.

Different outcomes announced by Olayinka incorporate Accord, 250; Activity Union, 41; ACD, 1149; Promotion, 216; ADB, 1082; ADA, 107; AGAO, 31; ANRP, 125; APA, 1199; and APDA, 464.

Additionally announced were APGA, 70; ANPP, 14; DA, 14; DPC, 147; DPP,181; FJP, 42; GPN, 20; I.D, 31;, KOWA, 23; LP, 280; MMN, 35; MPN, 23; NDLP, 44; NPC, 353 PANDEL, 74; and PGC, 1242.

The rest are DPA, 632; PPN, 107; SDO, 367; UDP, 29; UPN, 33; YDP, 31 and YPP, 49.

Olayinka said the aggregate legitimate votes in the race was 384,594 while add up to votes cast was 403,451, with 18,857 votes refuted.

Fayemi is relied upon to assume control from the occupant, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Oct. 16, 2018. (NAN)

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