Abiodun Oyebanji sworn in as Ekiti state Governor
Abiodun Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been sworn in as the Governor of Ekiti state, taking the mantle of leadership from John Olukayode Fayemi.
On Sunday around 12:53 p.m., Oyebanji took his oath of office at the state government house.
Justice Oyewole Adeyeye, the State Chief Judge, swore in the former Secretary to the State Government, SSG.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was present, as were Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his Plateau State counterpart, Simon Lalong.
Others include Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa, and Dapo Abiodun of Ogun.
After receiving 187,057 votes, Oyebanji was declared the winner of the Ekiti State governorship election.
He defeated his two closest rivals, Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who received 82,211 and 67,457 votes, respectively.