Bisi Kolawole has emerged as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the June 18 gubernatorial election of Ekiti State
Kolawole scored 671 votes to defeat his closest rival, former governor of the state Segun Oni, who scored 330 votes.
He is also the favoured candidate of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.
The election, which was contested by six aspirants, was announced by the Chairman of the Ekiti State PDP Gubernatorial Primary Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom State.
The keenly-contested election was held at the Great Eagle Event Centre amidst tight security provided by men and officers of the Nigeria Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the State Security Service (SSS).
The results of other aspirants, as announced by Emmanuel Udom, are Olusola Kolapo Eleka (93 votes), Wale Aribisala (56 votes), Kayode Adaramodu (10 votes), Biodun Olujimi (2 votes).