The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Biodun Oyebanji has win the Ekiti State governorship election held yesterday, Saturday.
Oyebanji won in 15 of the 16 Local government areas of the state, polling 187,057 votes to defeat 15 other candidates that participated in the election.
His closest challenger, Mr Segun Oni, of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), scored 82,211 votes to come second, while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bisi Kolawole, scored 67,457 votes.
Kolawole won his LGA, Efon, where he scored 6,303 to beat APC’s 4,012 and SDP’s 339 votes.
The winner, Biodun Oyebanji is the immediate past Secretary to the Statw Government.
Reports from Ekiti have it that there has been jubilation across the state, as residents trooped to the streets to celebrate the victory in the dead of the night.