Today is D-Day for Ekiti as some 225,778 registered voters in 63 wards spreading accross 10 local governments are going to the polls to ‘finally’ choose a governor after their own hearts that would lead them for the next four years.
Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the Action Congress is leading by more than 12,000 votes against the deposed vote-robber Segun Oni of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The battle-ground map shown above indicates the 63 wards accross 10 local governments where the rerun would take place today, according to the appeal court ruling which nullified Segun Oni’s governmant after 21 months of stolen mandate. The local government areas and wrads include: Ikole (9 wards), Ekiti South West (2 wards) Oye (2 wards), Irepodun/Ifelodun (8 wards), Ijero (8 wards), Ekiti East (8 wards), Gbonyin (3 wards), Ido/Osi (All the wards), Ise-Orun (All the wards) and Ekiti West (3 wards).
Meanwhile in Update 3, coming up in a few minutes time after this post, our accredited reporters on the feild reports pockets of violence as some PDP wqent about with security escorts intimidating voters…