Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on his election as the Governor of Ekiti State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the APC candidate, Kayode Fayemi, as the winner after he defeated the current Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kolapo Olusola, in 12 LGAs.
The APC candidate garnered 197,459 votes while Olusola polled 178,114 votes.
Reacting to Fayemi’s victory, Aisha on Twitter wrote;
”Congratulations to All members of APC, His Excellency the Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and the people of Ekiti State.”
Also, Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, while congratulating Fayemi, urged PDP supporters to be steadfast and not be discouraged.
He said on his Twitter Page: “We gave all the necessary support to our party and the candidate, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka to win the #EkitiDecides2018, but sad we lost.
”In life, you win some and lose some. Congratulations to the winner, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi.
”I call on our supporters to be steadfast. We must not lose hope and be discouraged. The task ahead is too great for us to dwell on the current setback.
”This defeat should further strengthen our resolve to give Nigerians, a credible alternative in 2019”.