A former commissioner for environment in Ekiti State, Hon Bisi Kolawole has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the governorship election taking place this year in the state.
Hon Kolawole was declared winner at the Primary election held in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday after polling 671 Votes.
He beat his closest challenger, former governor Segun Oni who had 330 Votes.
Otunba Kolawole is being supported by the immediate past governor of the State, Mr Ayodele fayose.
Announcing the result of the Primary Election, Chairman of Ekiti PDP Electoral Committee, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State declared Otunba Bisi Kolawole as the winner of the primary Election having polled the highest number of votes.
Governor Udom appealed to the winner to embrace other contestants and seek their support ahead of the Governorship poll.
Reacting, winner of the primary election, Otunba Bisi Kolawole appreciated all PDP members in the state and promised to reach out to other contestants, saying their efforts would give the party victory during the Governorship Election.
On his part, one of the aspirants, Chief Segun oni who Congratulated the winner said the process was peaceful.
Meanwhile, before the Commencement of the primary Election, a Lawmaker representing Ekiti South at the National Assembly, Senator Biodun Olujimi had withdrawn from the contest on the allegation that the list of the delegates had been doctored.
Thirteen aspirants contested the election including Senator Biodun Olujimi who withdrew later.
See the full results below
Result of Ekiti 2022 PDP Governorship Primary:
Adekemi Adewumi 1 Vote
Olukemi Ojo 1 Vote
Deborah Alo 1 Vote
Biodun Olujimi 2 Votes
Lateef Ajijola 1 Vote
Ayodeji Kazeem 6 Votes
Kayode Adaramodu 10 Votes
Olusola Eleka 93 Votes
Adewale Aribisala 56 Votes
Segun Oni 330 Votes
Bisi Kolawole 671 Votes
Void Votes 13.