The candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC) in the ongoing Ekiti State election has emerged victorious in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area.
Kayode Fayemi of the APC polled 13,869 votes in the local government of the outgoing governor, Ayodele Fayose. The PDP had 11,456 votes.
Even though the PDP won in Mr Fayose’s polling unit and ward, the votes in other wards were not enough to secure victory for his party in his local government.
The local government has 11 wards and results from each ward was collated at the headquarters of INEC situated in Igede.
A total of 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.
Only party agents of APC and PDP present at the centre signed the result at 11:06p.m.