EKITI 2018: AKINLOYE AYEGBUSI, 44, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ECO BANK WINS SDP GOVERNORSHIP TICKET.
A young Executive Director in the ECO Bank, Mr Akinloye Oladele Ayegbusi has won the SDP Governorship primary election conducted in Ekiti state yesterday, 10th of May 2018. He scored a total vote of 16, 921 votes to defeat his closest rival in the race, Amb. Babajide Bejide who scored 14,783 votes.
Hon. Oni scored 4,258 to place third. No vote was recorded for the 4th aspirant, Mr Bisi Omoyeni who had withdrawn from the race on the eve of the election.
The election was free, fare and peaceful.
The Chairman of the Election Committee, Dr Emmanuel Onucheyo commended the aspirants and their supporters for the maturity displayed during the primary election which saw thousands of registered members of the party voting for the aspirants of their choices in at various wards within the state.
Meanwhile, various groups from the crisis ridden APC and PDP in the state have initiated discussion with the leadership of the SDP in Ekiti state with arrangement already in top gear for some the disgruntled aspirants to defect in SDP along with thousands of their supporters.