Fayemi Sworn In As Ekiti Governor

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who won the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, has been sworn-in as the governor of the State.

Fayemi, who won on the platform of All Progressives Congress was sworn-in on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti.

He defeated his main challenger who was the then Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Professor Kolapo Olusola, and other candidates to emerge the winner of the election.

The Independent National Electoral Commission declared that Fayemi polled 197,459 votes, while, his closest rival, Olusola got 178,121 votes.

The 53-year-old Fayemi, who has come back for his second term as governor, is a native of Isan-Ekiti in Oye Local Government of Ekiti State.

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