By Akinwande Soji-Ojo
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Abiodun Oyebanji, has been declared winner of the exercise.
Oyebanji, who secured victory in 15 of the 16 Local Government Areas of the state, polled a total of 187,057 votes.
Segun Oni of the Social Democtratic Party (SDP), his closest rival polled 82,211 votes while Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), came third with 67,457 votes.
Professor Kayode Oyebode, returning officer for the election, declared Oyebanji winner at exactly 3:04am, on Sunday.
A total of 16 candidates took part in the election. The total valid votes in the election were 351,865; void votes-8,888; and total votes cast- 360,753.
Below is the final result:
See results from the 16 local government areas below: