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Kayode Fayemi Takes Over Today As Ekiti State Governor

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ADEBARE AKINWALE

The governor-elect of  Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi will today, October 16, 2018, take over officially from the outgoing governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose.

Fayose on Friday handed over to the most superior government official in the state.

He presented a handover note to the state’s Head of Service, Gbenga Faseluka.

The note was steps to fulfil for proper transfer of power and authority to Kayode Fayemi, the governor elect

The handing over ceremony took place during the special State Executive Council meeting at the new Governor’s office in Ado Ekiti on Friday.

To herald the handing over ceremony, Kayode Fayemi on Thursday held an inauguration ceremony in preparation for the swearing-in which holds later today.

The former governor, Kayode Fayemi was in July re-elected as the governor of the state.

Kayode Fayemi secured 197,459 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Olusola Eleka of Peoples Democratic Party who scored 178,121 votes.