The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Saturday governorship election in Ekiti state, Otunba Olabisi Kolawole, has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Biodun Oyebanji on his victory at the poll.
Kolawole in a congratulatory letter he personally signed, was addressed to the APC candidate, Oyebanji and made to newsmen in Efon-Alaaye on Sunday.
“Following the announcement of your victory in the June 18 Ekiti Governorship Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), I hereby write to congratulate you accordingly,” he said.
Also, there’s the candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Dr Wole Oluyede, a medical practitioner; the Young Progressives Party, YPP, standard-bearer, Mr Debo Ajayi; and the Action Peoples Party, ADP, candidate, Prince Adeyinka Alli, a young ex-banker.
In all, about 16 political parties are involved in Ekiti governorship election, and besides the big three of APC, PDP and SDP, the candidates have said they are in for the win and not just to participate.
Already, President of Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem, has set up the Ekiti State governorship election tribunal to hear and determine petitions that may arise in the governorship election.
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