A new speaker has been elected for Ekiti state house of Assembly.

He is Chief Gboyega Aribisogan, the member representing Ikole Contituency one.

Chief Aribisogan was elected on Tuesday during the plenary presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Mr Jamiu held at the Assembly complex in Ado Ekiti.

He was subsequently sworn in.

The new speaker defeated, Mrs Olubunmi Adelugba from Emure Constituency who contested the seat with him.

He succeeds Right Hon Funminiyi Afuye who died recently.

Aribisogan who hails from Ijesa Isu Ekiti was untill his emergence the Chairman, House Committee on Information.

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