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Apc Supporters Jubilate In Ekiti After Tribunal Victory

APC Jubilates, PDP Threatens as Tribunal Upholds Fayemi’s Victory
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State yesterday matched in to the streets of Ado Ekiti, the state capital, as the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja upheld the victory of Governor Kayode Fayemi an declared him winner of the election.

The broom-wielding party members danced from Odo Ado area to
 the government house and ended their procession at the party’s secretariat in Ajilosun area of the city in the state's capital.

The Tribunal, in its judgement which was delivered by Justice Suleiman Belgore, said that Mr. Fayemi was validly elected in the July 14, 2018 Governorship election, despite the position canvassed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola.

According to the tribunal, Fayemi polled a total of 197,459 to defeat Olusola, who scored total votes of 178, 022 to emerge a runner-up.

The Tribunal began it's sitting in Ekiti last year August before it relocated to Abuja citing cases of insecurity in the state for security reasons.

The APC members, who started their jubilation from Odo Ado, a section of Ado Ekiti metropolis were led by a House of Representatives candidate in Ekiti Central federal constituency I, Hon Sola Fatoba and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Mobilisation, Hon Tunji Ogunlola.

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