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BREAKING: Fayemi sworn-in as governor

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Kayode Fayemi has been sworn – in as the governor of Ekiti State.Dr . Fayemi , who won the July 14 governorship election held in the state on the platform of All Progressives Congress was sworn- in on Tuesday in Ado – Ekiti .

He defeated the then Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Professor Kolapo Olusola , and other candidates to emerge the winner of the election .

The Independent National Electoral Commission declared that Fayemi polled 197 , 459 votes , while , his closest rival , Olusola got 178 , 121 votes .
The 53 -year – old governor is a native of Isan – Ekiti in Oye Local Government of Ekiti State .

He was defeated by Mr Ayodele Fayose in 2014 .

This is his second term as the governor of the state .

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