All Nigeria Latest News reports that the All Progressive Congress (APC) has cleared all the National Assembly seats in Ekiti State.
APC won all the six House of Representatives seats and three Senatorial seats.
The APC candidate for Ekiti North senatorial district, Cyril Fasuyi, secured 54,224 votes, defeating his closest opponent, Funsho Ayeni of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who received 39,921 votes.
In Ekiti Central, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele of the APC won for the second term with 69,351 votes, while the PDP candidate, Lateef Ajijola, received 26,181 votes.
In Ekiti South, Senator Biodun Olujimi of the PDP lost her bid to return to the upper chamber to the APC candidate, Yemi Adaramodu. Adaramodu, a serving member of the House of Representatives, polled 63,189 votes to defeat Olujimi, who got 36,191.
In Ekiti Central federal Constituency I, the current occupant and APC’s candidate, Olusola Fatoba has also been declared the winner with a total of 39, 182 votes.
Fatoba defeated former governor Ayodele Fayose’s son, Oluwajomiloju Fayose of the PDP candidate who polled 12,295 votes.
Biodun Omoleye of the APC won Ekiti Central federal constituency with to beat his main rival Lere Olayinka of the PDP who got votes.
In Ekiti North federal constituency 1, the candidate of the APC, Kolawole Akinlayo emerged winner after defeating his main challenger, Samuel Ajayi.
Akin Rotimi of the APC won Ekiti North Federal Constituency II. He defeated PDP candidate, Yinka Akerele and Bimbo Daramola of the Social Democratic Party.
For Ekiti South Federal Constituency II, former Ekiti State House of Assembly member Femi Bamisile of the APC was reelected to the green chamber for the second time. He secured victory against his closest opponent, Mrs. Emiola Adenike of the PDP, across all the wards in the three council areas in the constituency.
In Ekiti South Federal Constituency II, Air Vice Marshal Adeniyi Ojuawo (rtd) emerged victorious in the election. The APC candidate defeated Henrich Akomolafe of the People’s Democratic Party.