The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti as winner of the last governorship election in the state.
Fayemi victory’s was challenged by Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Olusola had filed a petition, alleging that the election was fraught with irregularities and that Fayemi who ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) could not be declared winner.
On Monday, the tribunal unanimously struck out Olusola’s case and ruled that Fayemi is the duly elected governor of the state.
Suleiman Belgore, chairman of the three man committee delivered the judgment.
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