Ayodele Fayose, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election in Ekiti State has been elected Governor.
Announcement of the results of the election was made by the Returning Officer for the 2014 governorship elections and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, Professor Isaac Azuzu, declaring the candidate of the PDP, Mr Ayodele Fayose winner.
The former governor, who ruled Ekiti State from 29 May 2003 to 16 October 2006, scored a total of 203090 to defeat other candidates who participated in the exercise.
“I wish to announce that Dr Tope Aluko of the PDP and Mr Dele of the National Conscience Party, NCP, have signed the result sheet,” Azuzu said after he called on party agents of the various political parties that participated in the elections to sign for the results sheet which indicates that they agree to the process and the election result.
“We have come to the grand finale of this exercise. Accord-268, AA–146, APC-120433, AD–843, CPP-967, LP 18125, KOWA –222, CPP–967, PDP-203090, MPPP- 137, NCP–322, PDC–921, PPA–1050, SDP–65, UDP-67,” Professor Azuzu stated as he announced the breakdown of the final result.
As supporters of the PDP rejoice and set sight on other states currently ruled by the APC, some members of the opposition party has described internal leadership crisis as the party’s failing, warning that it may destroy the party if care was not taken.
“This election should teach us a lesson, some big people in the party that are more powerful than elected leaders will put us in trouble,” a member of the APC, who crave anonymity warned.