The process to elect a governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State is currently ongoing.
It is expected to be a straight fight between the deputy governor, Kolapo Olusola, the candidate of Governor Ayo Fayose, and a former Minister of Works, Dayo Adeyeye.
A total of 1,966 delegates were accredited for the exercise.
Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state, is the chairman of the electoral committee.
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The Senate Deputy Minority Whip, Biodun Olujimi, has stepped down from the governorship race for former Minister of Works, Dayo Adeyeye.
“For the benefit of our party, I offer myself and I transfer my structure to Prince Adeyeye.” Olujimi steps down for Adeyeye,” she said.
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Voting has commenced at Eagle Hall, Ado Ekiti, venue of the primary election.
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