Wild jubilation has reportedly taken over Ekiti state following Kayode Fayemi’s victory in the state’s governorship election.
The Nation reports that there was serious jubilation in Ado Ekiti main road on Sunday after the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi emerged winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state.
Fayemi was declared governor-elect by the Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Abel Olayinka at 7.59 am on Sunday.
Olayinka, who is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, declared the poll’s outcome after party agents signed the official result sheet.
Fayemi polled 197, 459 votes to defeat the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and incumbent Deputy Governor, Professor Kolapo Olusola who garnered 178, 121 votes.