Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has won the presidential election in Ekiti state, Premium Times confirms.
It was gathered that Tinubu won in all 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ekiti state to defeat his closest rivals, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party.
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According to the report, results announced at the State Collation Centre, Tinubu scored a total of 201,486 votes to emerge the winner of the election.
INEC officials at the state collation centre have announced the results of each of the local governments.
The PDP’s candidate, who is Tinubu’s closest rival, scored over 25 per cent of the votes cast in the state with a total of 89,554 while Obi of the Labour Party got 11,397 votes, thus unable to meet the 25 per cent requirement in the state.