Minister of Solid Minerals Kayode Fayemi has emerged as the representative for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ekiti State gubernatorial elections after winning the primaries, The Cable reports.
A total of 33 aspirants had contested for the party’s ticket, including the state’s former governor Segun Oni.
Fayemi secured 941 votes out of a total of 2, 327 delegates who voted in the primaries.
Oni came closest to him, gathering 481 votes.
Fayemi, if elected, will be serving a second term in office, after his first between 2010 & 2014.