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Ekiti Governorship Election: INEC Declares APC’s Oyebanji Winner

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abiodun Oyebanji as the winner of the governorship election in Ekiti State.

Oyebanji who won 15 out of the 16 Local Government Areas of the state gathered 187,057 votes.

The Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Segun Oni came second with 82,211, while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bisi Kolawole gathered 67,457 votes.

The returning officer for the election, Professor Kayode Oyebode at 3:04 am on Sunday declared Oyebanji winner of the governorship election.

A total of 16 candidates partook in the election. The total valid votes in the election were 351,865, void votes, 8,888 and total votes cast, 360,753.

See the final result below:

A: 166
AAC: 409
ADC: 5,597
ADP: 3,495
APC: 187,057
APGA: 376
APM: 290
APP: 1,980
LP: 195
NNPP: 529
NRM:347
PDP: 67,457
PRP: 856
SDP: 82,211
YPP: 618
ZLP: 282