Biodun Oyebanji, a former Secretary to Ekiti State Government, has clinched the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State for the June 18 governorship election.
He emerged victorious at the APC Governorship Primary Election in Ekiti State with 101,703 votes.
Oyebanji was declared winner of the primary election by the Chairman, APC Governorship Primary Electoral Committee for Ekiti, and Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru.
Breakdown of votes:
Bamidele Faparusi – 376
Ojo Kayode – 767
Opeyemi Bamidele – 760
Dayo Adeyeye – 691
Femi Bamisile – 400
Oyebanji Abiodun – 101,703
Toyin Afolabi – 47
Demola Popoola – 239
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However, seven of the eight Governorship aspirants – Bamidele; Adeyeye; Bamisile; Faparusi; Ojo; Popoola; and Afolabi, alongside their supporters, had earlier in the day, stormed the state APC Secretariat where they called on the party national leadership and the Badaru-led committee to suspend the primary.