#EkitiDecides2018: Fayemi sets for return as governor

#EkitiDecides2018: Fayemi sets for return as governor

Sunday, July 15, 2018 6:32 am

Buhari, Oshiomhole formally presented Fayemi to Ekiti electorate during the rally

The stage appears is set for the return of Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the executive Governor of Ekiti State.

Results of the state’s gubernatorial election held yesterday released so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission from 13 out of the 16 local governments showed that the former minister had polled 145,555 votes while his closest challenger, Professor Olusola Eleka, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had 125,410.

Thus, Fayemi has had an advantage of 20,145 votes over his closest challenger.

But the Punch, based on results from the 16 local government areas declared that Fayemi polled 178,913 while Olusola scored 178,114 votes.

However, official announcement of the result is still ongoing.

See below some of the results of the election as declared by Local Government Collation officers at State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  office in Ado Ekiti.

Ilejemeje LG

APC 4,156

PDP 3,937

Irepodun LG


PDP 11,456

Idi Osi LG

APC 12,342

PDP 11,145

Oye LG

APC  14,995

PDP 11,271

Efon LG

APC 5,028

PDP 5,192

Moba LG

APC 11,837

PDP 8,520

Ijero LG

APC , 14,192

PDP 11,077

Gbonyi LG

APC 11,498

PDP 8,027

Emure LG

APC 7,048

PDP 7,121

Ikere LG

APC 11,515

PDP 17,183

Ekiti West LG

APC 12,648

PDP 10,137

Ikole LG

APC 14,522

PDP 13,961

Ise Orun LG

APC 11,908

PDP 6,297

Ekiti East 

APC 12,778

PDP 11,544

Ekiti South West

APC 11,015

PDP ,8423

Ado LG 

APC 28,111

PDP 32,810

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