APC wins 25 of 26 House of Assembly seats in Ekiti
• INEC declares one constituency inconclusive
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has won 25 out of the 26 seats in the state House of Assembly declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The INEC, in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer in Ekiti State, Alhaji Taiwo Gbadegeshin, yesterday, however, said election had not been concluded in Ekiti East Constituency I due to disruption of polls in four of the polling units of the constituency while the exercise was going on.
The polling units, according to the statement, are Aya Alaafe Street, Teledalase PU 003; Late Oloda’s frontage PU 006, Baba Egbe’s House PU 008 and Beside Baba Egbe’s House PU 009.
The INEC image-maker, while appreciating the co-operation of all stakeholders in ensuring peaceful conduct of the election, said the commission also commended the people of the state for their peaceful conduct during the election.
The elected members as declared by the respective Returning Officers were Ado Constituency I, Lucas Oluwatoyin Felix, Ado II, Balogun Adekemi Adebambi, Efon, Olajide Adegoke Ayobami, Ekiti South/West I, Ayokunle Yemisi, Ekiti South-West II, Olatunji Joseph, Ekiti West, Akingbolu Tajudeen; Emure, Olubumi Rachael Adelugba; Gbonyin, Okuyiga Eyitayo Adeyemi; Ido/Osin I, Fawekun Abiodun Babatunde and Ido/Osin II, Akinnoso Emmanuel.
Other are Ijero State Constituency, Ojo Martins Ademola; Ikere I, Afuye Funminiyi Ebenezer; Ikere II, Babatunde Lawrence Idowu; Ikole I, Olugboyega Aribisogan Matthew; Ikole II, Adeoye Stephen Aribasoye; Ilejemeje, Ogunleye Olutope; Irepodun/Ifelodun I, Akindele Femi Olanrewaju; Irepodun/Ifelodun II, Ayodeji Hakeem Jamiu; Ise/Orun, Ajayi Ayodeji Moses; Moba I, Adeyemi Raphael Ajibade and Moba II, Arubu Michael Kola. Awoyemi Oluwaseun Reuben and Ogunyemi Olatunji Abraham were elected for Oye Constituency I and II respectively.
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