PDP Rejects Results Of Ekiti Election

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, describing it as a daylight robbery.

The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, who made this known at the ongoing press briefing in Abuja on Sunday, described the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission as a daylight robbery.

The candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi, was declared the winner of the Ekiti State governorship election, after the chief returning officer of the election, Idowu Olayinka, a professor and vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, announced the final results in the early hours of Sunday, July 15, 2018.

From the results of the 16 local government areas in the state, Fayemi defeated his closest rival, Prof. Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party, in 12 LGAs.

Fayemi polled 197,459 while Olusola scored 178,114 votes.

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