Governor-elect of Ekiti State in the Saturday governorship poll in the state polled 197,459 to defeat Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 178,121 votes, showing a gap of 19, 338.
According to the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the total number of registered voters in the poll is 999,585. Accredited voters are 405,861.
He added that John Olukayode Fayemi of APC received 197,459 votes.
Olusola Kolapo Olubunmi of PDP received 178,121 votes.
Saheed Olawale Jimoh of African Peoples Alliance (APA) emerged third position with 1,199 votes. while former Federal Minister of Science and Technology, Senator Owolabi Bode Olowoporoku of Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD)clinched fourth position when he received 1,149 votes. Read more