Welcome to NigerianEye.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2022 Governorship elections in Ekiti state.
9:55 AM – “105-year old woman” votes in Ekiti
Felicia Fayomi, popularly called ‘Mama Ah Very Good’, has come out to cast her vote. Her son says she is 105 years old. “I want peace, that’s why I have come to vote,” she stated.
9:50 AM –Ward 11, Isan/Ilafon/Ilemeso
PU 009, in front of Apata’s House
The First Lady of Ekiti State, Mrs Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi equally casting her vote after getting accredited.
9:32 AM – Location: PU 003, Ward 2, Ido Osi.
Update: There is a high voter turnout here. The assistant presiding officer says the BVAS is working fine but there are difficulties with the fingerprints of some of the elderly persons.
9:27 AM – Emure lga. Ekiti South
Ward 07 (IDAMADU 1), pu 005 (Near Adediran’s house/Adediran’s compound
Voting has commenced here. Old people are allowed to vote first, no seats are being provided for them. No social distancing and use of nose masks. Just two police officers are here.
9:23 AM –FAYEMI VOTES
Location: PU 009, Isan, Oye LGA
Kayode Fayemi, the outgoing governor of the state, has just cast his vote.
9:18 AM – BISI KOLAWOLE VOTES
Location: PU001, Ward 08, Efon VIII, Ojodi.
Update: The PDP candidate, Bisi Kolawole, has cast his vote.
9:10 AM – PU 002
Ekiti West LGA
Accreditation and voting begins. Both processes are done simultaneously.
9:00 AM – Good morning to all our readers all over Nigeria and in several parts of the world, please join us as we bring you first-hand information on the voting process and live results from the 2022 Ekiti governorship polls
A total of 16 political parties have presented candidates for Saturday’s poll, however, pundits regard Biodun Oyebanji of the APC, Bisi Kolawole of the PDP and Segun Oni of the SDP as the major contenders. The APC and the PDP are the established political parties in the state however the growing popularity of a third force in SDP would worry the big two.
We will keep you updated with first-hand information on the voting process and results live on this page, please stay with us.
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