Sen. Olujimi Loses re-election Bid To APC in Ekiti
Senator Biodun Olujimi
Senator Biodun Olujimi of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, her bid for re-election in Ekiti South Senatorial district as she was beaten by Prince Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Laide Lawal, announced the result on Sunday in Ikere.
Adeyeye, a journalist and lawyer scored 77,621 votes to beat Olujimi, at present minority leader in the senate, who polled 53,741 votes.
The APC candidate won five out of the six local councils that make up the Senatorial District.
Similarly, the APC candidate Sen. Adetunmbi has been declared the winner of the Ekiti North Senatorial District poll.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer, Prof. Sunday Abayomi Fasina, declared
that Adetunmbi polled 60,689 votes to defeat the incumbent Senator Duro Faseyi of the PDP who recorded 49,209 votes.
Candidates of the All Progressives Congress in both Ekiti South constituency 1 and Ekiti North constituency II, Yemi Adaramodu and Olarewaju Ibrahim were declared the winners with a wide margin of victory respectively.
Adaramodu won with 41,864 as against the PDP opponent, Segun Adekola, who polled 24, 707.
In Ekiti North constituency II, Olarewaju Ibrahim of APC polled 29,388 votes to defeat his PDP opponent, Arch. Olusola Omotosho who won 23,684 votes.