Ekiti Governorship Election 2018
An appeal court in Ektiti state has confirmed the judgement of the Federal High Court which held that the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Kayode Fayemi, was eligible to have contested the party’s primary.
Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has unanimously struck out the case of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Ekiti state, Eleka and upheld Kayode Fayemi of the APC as a duly elected governor of the state.
INEC has said that no one will be allowed to bring food items to polling centres in Kwara state. The Kwara state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Garba Madami, made the disclosure on Thursday, January 24.
Governor Fayemi of Ekiti has announced the appointment of top civil servants as the coordinating directors for the 16 LGAS in the state. This was coming barely a week after the state lawmakers suspended the council chairmen.
All the 16 elected local government chairmen and their 177 councillors have been placed on indefinite suspension by the state House of Assembly. The suspension was announced at a news conference after plenary on Tuesday.
No fewer than 5,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akure south local government Area of Ondo state.They urged Nigerians to vote for the PDP.