Outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose casts his votes.

The outgoing governor of Ekiti State, southwest Nigeria, Ayodele Fayose, has lost his local government in the ongoing governorship election in the state.

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Mines and Steel Development and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi polled 13,869 votes in Irepodun-Ifelodun Local Government Area.

Fayose hails from Afao which is under Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA. The Peoples Democratic Party, Nigeria’s main opposition party, garnered 11,456 votes.

Though the opposition party won in Mr Fayose’s polling unit and ward, the votes in other wards were not enough to secure victory for the PDP in his local government.

Irepodun-Ifelodun LGA has 11 wards. Results from each ward were collated at the headquarters of INEC situated in Igede area of the state.

No fewer than 66,162 electorates are registered in the local government while 27,306 were accredited. Of the 27,211 votes cast, 25,849 were valid while 1362 were rejected.

The result was signed at 11:06 p.m by APC and PDP agents.

Outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose casts his votes.

Below are the results:

Awo Ward 3

Total No Of Registered Voters – 5102
Total No Of Accredited – 2245
Apc – 1074
PDP – 1002
Total Valid Votes – 2121
Total Rejected – 96
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2217
No Cancellation

Iropora/Esure/Eyio Ward 8

Total No Of Registered Voters – 5637
Total No Of Accredited – 2109
Apc – 937
PDP – 1033
Total Valid Votes – 2006
Total Rejected – 103
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2109
No Cancellation

Igede 3 Ward 7

Total No Of Registered Voters – 3902
Total No Of Accredited – 1717
Apc – 665
PDP – 963
Total Valid Votes – 1652
Total Rejected – 61
Total No Of Votes Cast – 1713
No Cancellation

Afao Ward 1

Total No Of Registered Voters – 4286
Total No Of Accredited – 2036
Apc – 517
PDP – 1361
Total Valid Votes – 1909
Total Rejected – 127
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2036
No Cancellation

Are, Ward 2

Total No Of Registered Voters – 4426
Total No Of Accredited – 1968
Apc – 701
PDP – 1095
Total Valid Votes – 1850
Total Rejected – 108
Total No Of Votes Cast – 1958
No Cancellation

Igede 2 Ward 6

Total No Of Registered Voters – 5450
Total No Of Accredited – 2307
Apc – 891
PDP – 1190
Total Valid Votes – 2114
Total Rejected – 187
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2301
No Cancellation

Igede 1, Ward 5

Total No Of Registered Voters – 5794
Total No Of Accredited – 2610
Apc – 1087
PDP – 1330
Total Valid Votes – 2475
Total Rejected – 135
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2610
No Cancellation

Iyin 1, Ward 10

Total No Of Registered Voters – 6574
Total No Of Accredited – 3014
Apc – 2229
PDP – 612
Total Valid Votes – 2887
Total Rejected – 110
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2998
No Cancellation

Iyin 2, Ward 11

Total No Of Registered Voters – 7148
Total No Of Accredited – 3188
Apc – 2218
Pdp – 743
Total Valid Votes – 3018
Total Rejected – 165
Total No Of Votes Cast – 3183
No Cancellation

Iworoko, Ward 9

Total No Of Registered Voters – 11025
Total No Of Accredited – 2658
Apc – 1315
PDP – 1140
Total Valid Votes – 2521
Total Rejected – 130
Total No Of Votes Cast – 2651
No Cancellation

Igbemo, Ward 4

Total No Of Registered Voters – 6836
Total No Of Accredited – 3454
Apc – 2235
PDP – 987
Total Valid Votes – 3295
Total Rejected – 140
Total No Of Votes Cast – 3435
No Cancellation.

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