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Soldiers Patrol Round Ekiti Town Over Outcome Of Governorship Election

Security operatives mainly military men were seen patrolling around Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti capital following the outcome of the governorship polls held across the state yesterday.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Sunday, declared Dr Kayode Fayemi, the All Progressive Congress candidate, winner of the governorship poll.

He defeated current Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, and 30 others in a keenly contested election.

The APC candidate won in 12 out of the 16 local government areas in the state, polling 197,459 votes to edge out Olusola who got 178,121 votes.

The soldiers patrolled around the town to ensure that celebrations are in order and there are no attacks from aggrieved citizens.


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