Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, will fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, and it is official.
With 941 of the delegates to yesterday’s rescheduled primary of the party throwing their weight behind him, Fayemi defeated a strong field of 31 other aspirants in the poll conducted at Damlek Event Centre, Oke-Ila, Ado-Ekiti.
Trailing Fayemi in the second position was Chief Segun Oni who got 481 votes.
Both had, at different times in the past, governed the state.
Oni, was also before now, Deputy National Chairman (South) of the APC.
Kayode Ojo, an engineer, received 281 votes to place third. Read more