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#ElectionDay: Fayose loses ward to APC

By Rotimi Ojomoyela

Ado-Ekiti: Former governor Ayodele Fayose, yesterday lost his unit at Afao Ekiti in Irepodun Ifelodun local government area of the state to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Assembly election.

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Ayodele Fayose

At Fayose’s unit at St David’s Primary School polling unit in Afao Ekiti, APC candidate in Irepodun/Ifelodun constituency 2, Alhaji Hakeem Jamiu, polled 168 to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Sunday Omosilade, who garnered 26.

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However, Omosilade, who is Fayose’s Personal Assistant, had in a letter dated March 1 and addressed to the Independent National Electoral Commission signified his intention to withdraw from the race.

Also at units 15 and 003, Igbemo ward, Jamiu recorded 171 and 335 votes respectively, while PDP polled 0 in the two units.

Fayose also lost in his Afao/Araromi ward, as APC scored 648 while the PDP got 67 votes.

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