The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Ekiti governorship election Kayode Fayemi as the winner of the election.
Fayemi won in 12 local government areas in the state, polling a total of 197, 459 votes out of 316, 019 total votes cast.
"John OluKayode Fayemi of APC having fulfilled requirements of the law and got the highest votes is the winner and is returned elected," the returning officer Prof. Idowu Olayinka said on Sunday morning.
The candidates of the People’s Democratic Party Kolapo Olusola and the current deputy governor of the state came in second with victory in four local governments. He got a total of 178, 121 votes.