Bisi Kolawole defeats Segun Oni to emerge PDP’s Guber aspirant in Ekiti

Bisi Kolawole defeats Segun Oni to emerge PDP’s Guber aspirant in Ekiti

The former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) state chairman in Ekiti, Otunba Bisi Kolawole has emerged the gubernatorial aspirant in Ekiti State.

Kolawole, was a former House of Assembly member from 2007-2011.

And one time Commissioner for Environment under the administration of Fayose between 2015 and 2018.


The Efon Alaaye born politician, will be the PDP’s flag bearer in the June 18, 2022 Guber election in the state.

Kolawole polled 671 votes to win the party’s governorship ticket.

While former governor, Segun Oni emerged the second runner-up with 330 votes.

Other includes, Kemi Adewunmi – 1 vote, Deji Ogunsakin – 6 votes, Kayode Adaramodu – 10 votes, Kolapo Olusola Eleka – 93 votes, Wale Aribisala – 56 votes.

13 votes in total were void.

Chairman of the primary election committee and governor of Akwa State, Udom Emmanuel, while kicking off the election said:

“It is our expectation that this Ekiti State primary election will be seamless at the time it is completed. We hope to see that the Ekiti State chapter of the PDP elects a widely acceptable flagbearer.”

“We are in agreement on strict adherence to electoral guidelines on the conduct of a credible, free and fair gubernatorial primary election in Ekiti.

“We also agreed to observe the protocols laid down by National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) for prevention of Covid-19 transmission,” he said.

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