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EkitiDecides2022: INEC Declares APC’s Biodun Oyebanji Winner With 187,057 Votes

Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Biodun Oyebanji, as winner of the Ekiti State governorship election held Saturday, June 18, 2022.

Oyebanji polled 187,057 votes to beat his two closest rivals, Segun Oni, of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) who scored 82, 211 votes and Bisi Kolawole of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 67,457 votes.

The APC candidate won in 15 out of the 16 local governments areas of the state, while the PDP candidate won in his Efon LGA.

The SDP candidate, Segun Oni, failed to win his own local government, Ido-Osi, in Saturday’s governorship election.

Mr Oni polled 9,489 behind Biodun Oyebanji of APC who polled 10,321 and Bisi Kolawole of the PDP scored 2,871.

Stonix News reports that Ekiti State has 16 local government areas and to be validly elected, the winner must poll the highest votes and have, at least, a quarter of the votes in each of, at least, 11 local government areas.

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BREAKDOWN OF THE RESULTS:

IJERO LGA

APC 13, 754

PDP 4,897

SDP 5,006

EMURE LGA

APC 7,728

PDP 2,610

SDP 3,445

EKITI SOUTH WEST LGA

APC 9,679

PDP 4,474

SDP 4,577

IKERE LGA

APC 12,086

PDP 3,789

SDP 1,943

ILEJEMEJE LGA

APC 4,357

PDP 1,157

SDP 2,344

MOBA LGA

APC 11,609

PDP 3,530

SDP 4,904

EFON LGA

APC 4,012

PDP 6,303

SDP 339

EKITI WEST LGA

APC 15,322

PDP 3,386

SDP 3,863

IREPODUN/IFELODUN LGA

APC 13,125

PDP 4,712

SDP 5,010

OYE LGA

APC 13,396

PDP 4,122

SDP 5,391

IDO-OSE LGA

APC 10,321

PDP 2,871

SDP 9,489

ISE/ORUN LGA

APC 8,074

PDP 2,588

SDP 5,909

ADO-EKITI LGA

APC 23,831

PDP 7,575

SDP 15,214

IKOLE LGA

APC 16,417

PDP 6,266

SDP 5,006

GBONYIN LGA

APC 11,247

PDP 3,947

SDP 4,059

EKITI EAST LGA

APC 12,099

PDP 5,230

SDP 4,982

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