Fayemi Wins Ekiti Governorship Election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has won the governorship election held in Ekiti State on Saturday.

According to the results of the poll announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Fayemi won in 12 of the 16 local governments, leaving only four LGs for Prof. Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

In the final result Fayemi of the APC polled 197,545 to defeat Olusola of the PDP, who polled 178,130 votes. With this, Fayemi is now Ekiti governor-elect and will take over from the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose.

Based on the votes secured, INEC’s Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Idowu Olayinka, named Fayemi the winner.

Below are the results from each LG as announced by INEC:

  1. Ilejemeje LGA
    APC – 4,153
    PDP – 3,937
  2. Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA
    APC – 13,869
    PDP – 11,456
  3. Ido-Osi LGA
    APC – 12,342
    PDP – 11,145
  4. Oye LGA
    APC – 14,995
    PDP – 11,271
  5. Efon LGA
    APC – 5,082
    PDP – 5,192
  6. Moba LGA
    APC – 11,837
    PDP – 8,520
  7. Ijero LGA
    APC – 14,192
    PDP – 11,077
  8. Gboyin LGA
    APC – 11,489
    PDP – 8,027
  9. Emure LGA
    APC – 7,084
    PDP – 7,121
  10. Ikere LGA
    APC – 11,515
    PDP – 17,183
  11. Ekiti West LGA
    APC – 12,648
    PDP – 10,137
  12. Ikole LGA
    APC – 14,522
    PDP – 13,961
  13. Ise Orun LGA
    APC – 11,908
    PDP – 6,297
  14. Ekiti East LGA
    APC – 12,778
    PDP – 11,564
  15. Ekiti South West LGA
    APC – 11,015
    PDP – 8,432
  16. Ado-Ekiti LGA
    APC – 28,111
    PDP – 32,810

Grand total:

APC-197,545

PDP-178,130