Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Biodun Oyebanji, has been declared winner of the Ekiti State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.
Oyebanji and his party scored a total of 187,057 votes to beat his two closest challengers, Social Democratic Party, SDP’s Segun Oni and Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
This means that the All Progressives Congress has retained power in the state with Oyebanji replacing incumbent Kayode Fayemi in October
However, only 363,438 voters were accredited.
The polls officially opened at around 8:30am on Saturday and was expected to close at 2:30 pm.