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Minister of solid minerals development Kayode Fayemi

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti Dr. Kayode Fayemi has expressed delight over his victory in Saturday’s primary election.

Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat Oni, who polled 481 votes in the rescheduled Ekiti election.

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Giving his acceptance speech, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development stated that the victory was not just his, but a collective victory for all the aspirants, the Ekiti people and for APC as a whole.

Fayemi said: “I am delighted to have won the party’s primary election, and I am also happy because the delegates voted for me.

“It shows that they believe so much in my abilities to change the lives of the Ekiti people to better compare with what they are currently experiencing.

“All other aspirants ‎are my friends and colleagues, and I am going to work with them to ensure that our great party emerges winner in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.”

Addressing Ekiti indigenes, Fayemi stated that he was not on a vengeance mission against the government of Governor Fayose but had unfinished business in terms of bringing more development to the state.