Former Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s son, Joju, and his media aide Lere Olayinka are among those declared winners of Sunday’s Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, House of Representatives primary in Ekiti.
Joju, who won the party’s ticket for the Ekiti Central Federal Constituency I comprising Ado and Irepodun/Ifelodun, polled 69 votes to defeat Deji Adeosun.
The ex-governor’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, also emerged as the PDP candidate for Ekiti Central Federal Constituency two.
He got 54 votes to defeat his main challenger, Mr. Victor Babafemi, who scored 45 votes for the position.
Former governorship aspirant, Otunba Yinka Akerele won the party’s ticket for the Ekiti North Federal Constituency II. He emerged unopposed.
In Ekiti North Federal Constituency II, Babatunde Ajayi polled 63 votes to defeat Fayose-backed aspirant, Funmi Ogun, who had 33 votes.
The primary election was conducted at Ido Ekiti in Ido Osi Local Government Area.