The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has presented certificate of Return to the Ekiti Governor-Elect, Kayode Fayemi.
The National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Ekiti and Osun states, Prince Adedeji Soyebi, presented the certificate to him at a ceremony held at the state’s INEC office in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
Fayemi won the governorship election by defeating the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola. His running mate, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, also received his Certificate of Return at the event.
Speaking after receiving the certificate, Fayemi thanked the people for their support before and during the July 14 governorship election. He promised not to disappoint the people of the state who gave him the mandate in Saturday’s governorship election.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof Abdulganiyu Raji, said he was happy that the election took place despite the tension in town.