A former Secretary to the State Government, Biodun Oyebanji, has been declared the winner of the Ekiti governorship election.
Kayode Oyebode, returning officer for the election, announced Oyebanji as governor-elect of Ekiti state in the early hours of Sunday.
Oyebanji secured 187,057 votes to win the election.
He defeated his two closest challengers — Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) who polled 82,211 votes, and Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 67,457 votes.
The APC candidate won 15 out of the 16 LGAs in the state.
“That Abiodun Abayomi Oyebanji of APC, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected,” Oyebode