INEC Announces Ekiti Governorship Election Results [Full List]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the results of the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti State.
INEC’s Chief Returning Officer for the poll, Professor Idowu Olayinka, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, as the winner of the election.
Announcing the results on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti, Professor Olayinka said the former minister was returned elected having satisfied the requirements of the law and scoring the highest number of votes.
Fayemi defeated the Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Kolapo Olusola, and over 30 others in a keenly contested election.
He was victorious in 11 out of the 16 local government areas of the state, polling 197,459 votes to beat his closest rival Olusola who got 178,121 votes.
See the full list of candidates who took part in the election as announced by the INEC Chief Returning Officer.
|Abiodun Aluko||Accord Party (A)||250|
|Shola Omolola||Action Alliance (AA)||41|
|Owolabi Olowoporoku||Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD)||1,149|
|Agboola Olaniyi||Alliance for Democracy (AD)||216|
|Segun Adewale||Action Democratic Party (ADP)||1,082|
|Lucas Orubuloye||All Grassroots Alliance (AGA)||107|
|Stephen Oribamise||All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP)||31|
|Tunde Afe||Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)||125|
|Saheed Jimoh||African Peoples Alliance (APA)||1,199|
|Kayode Fayemi||All Progressives Congress (APC)||197,459 (elected)|
|Tope Adebayo||Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA)||464|
|Ayodeji Ayodele||All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)||70|
|Adegboye Ajayi||Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP)||14|
|David Adesua||Democratic Alternative (DA)||14|
|Olalekan Olanrewaju||Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC)||147|
|Oluyinka Akerele||Democratic Peoples Party (DPP)||181|
|Sule Ganiyu||Freedom and Justice Movement (FJP)||42|
|Adewale Olusola||Green Party of Nigeria (GPN)||20|
|Tosin Ajibare||Independent Democrats (ID)||212|
|Temitope Amuda||KOWA Party (KP)||23|
|Sikiru Lawal||Labour Party (LP)||280|
|Olabode Jegede||Mass Movement of Nigeria (MMN)||35|
|Adebisi Omoyeni||Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN)||231|
|Babatunde Alegbeleye||National Democratic Liberty Party (NDLP)||84|
|Oladosu Olaniyan||Northern People’s Congress (NPC)||353|
|Dada Ayoyinka||People For Democratic Change (PDC)||1,242|
|Kolapo Olusola||Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)||178,121|
|Goke Animashaun||Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA)||632|
|Dare Bejide||Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN)||187|
|Akinloye Aiyegbusi||Social Democratic Party (SDP)||367|
|Olusegun Adeleye||United Democratic Party (UDP)||29|
|Jacob Gboyega||Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)||33|
|Fakorede Ayodeji||Young Democratic Party (YDP)||31|
|Omotayo Gabriel||Young Progressives Party (YPP)||49|
|Total number of registered voters||909, 585|
|Total number of accredited voters||405, 861|
|Total valid votes||384,594|
|Total votes cast||403,451|