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Ekiti 2022: Oyebanji Wins APC Ticket

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An erstwhile Secretary to the Ekiti State Government, Mr.



Biodun Oyebanji, has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the State.

Oyebanji emerged victorious with 101,703 votes, defeating seven other contestants.

Breakdown of the votes shows that Bamidele Faparusi polled a total of 376 votes, Ojo Kayode had 767 votes, Opeyemi Bamidele, a serving Senator had 760 votes, Dayo Adeyeye, a former lawmaker polled 691 votes, Femi Bamisile polled 400 votes.

Others are Toyin Afolabi who polled 47 votes and Demola Popoola who scored 239 votes.

Meanwhile, other contestants have allegedly stepped down due to irregularities witnessed prior to the election.

Oyebanji will contest against the PDP candidate and others in the election stated for June.

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