Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, former Deputy Governor of Ekiti Staate and Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the last governorship election in the state, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi on his election victory at the Supreme Court.
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The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed that Dr. Kayode Fayemi is the validly elected Governor of Ekiti State.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Friday declared that he never regarded the defeated governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, as an enemy.
Former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State and Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the July 14, 2018 Ekiti State governorship election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka, has said he would appeal the appeal court judgment confirming Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the duly elected governor of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor, had indicated intention to contest for the nation’s number one position early in the year.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that eight Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN’s) were to lead the legal team of the Governor-elect.
Fayose blamed the situation on the ruling All Progressives Congress, accusing it of eroding all democratic gains it inherited when it came to power in 2015
A statement by the Director of Media and Publicity of the Fayemi Campaign, Wole Olujobi, said the action was a welcome development to strengthen democratic practice
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 election in Ekiti, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, late on Friday filed a 700-page petition before the Election Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti.
At a press conference in Lagos on Friday, addressed by the observers led by Taiwo Adeleye, where the group presented preliminary reports, the group said the election was associated with hitches but not enough to invalidate the victory of APC at the poll.
Isiwele gave the charge in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja at the backdrop of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The body said this in a statement made available to The Eagle Online in the early hours of Friday.
Officers and men of the Nigeria Police on Thursday vacated the gates to Ekiti State Government House they had occupied for two days, concerning the Ekiti Poll.
The Peoples Democratic Party has advised the people of Ekiti to vote for its gubernatorial candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, and protect votes in the election scheduled for Saturday.
I have no problem with Dr. Kolapo Olusola Eleka as a person. He is a brilliant chap. Until he was handpicked and dragged into politics by Governor Ayodele Fayose to be his deputy governor in Ekiti State, Eleka was an accomplished teacher in the Department of Building, Obafemi Awolowo University, Professionally, he is a Registered Builder. Religious-wise, he is an ordained Pastor in Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide.
This was just as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, and Fayose have called for virile and strong judicial arm for Nigeria’s democracy to grow and deliver on its mandate.
Olujimi, also an aspirant but stepped down for a former National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said the need for unity in the party was needed now more than ever before.
In a statement on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose was quoted as saying that he had twice called Adeyeye on the outcome of the primary, which he lost to the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka.
Out of the total of number of votes, as announced by leader of PDP electoral committee, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, Eleka scored 1,190 to defeat the only challenger in the race, a former Minister of Works, Dayo Adeyeye, who scored 771 votes.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Fayose announced this at the Workers’ Day Celebration held at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado Ekiti.