Fayose emerges PDP's governorship candidate in Ekiti

 Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship candidate in the state after winning the state’s party primaries with four hundred and sixty two (462) votes out of four hundred and seventy Seven (470) votes cast today.

Mr. Fayose will now square off with the current governor, Kayode Fayemi in the Ekiti governorship election slated for June 21.

Fayose who is also known as ‘Oshokomole’ by his clan emerged the party’s candidate after beating a former minister of Police Affairs Caleb Olubolade, who only managed to garner seven (7) votes and Mrs, Margaret Ogundipe, who scored just one (1) vote and while. Mr. Adedayo Adeyeye got three (3) votes.

Mr. Fayose was kicked out of office as the Governor of Ekiti state after he was accused of corruption and murder. He has been facing corruption charges since 2007.

Ayo Fayose

Ayo Fayose

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