The candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the ongoing governorship election in Ekiti Biodun Oyebanji has voted.
Telescope.ng reports that he was accredited and voted alongside his wife, Prof. Olayemi at ward 06, unit 03, Okelele Area of Ikogosi-Ekiti around 10:40 am.
Speaking after voting, the APC standard bearer hailed the peaceful conduct of the exercise, expressing confidence that he will win the contested election with a wide margin.
He praised INEC for improving the electoral process through Bimodal Voter Authentication System technology innovation, saying this has made the process faster and more credible.
He hailed the voters for enthusiastically trooping out en masse to cast their vote, saying there wasn’t any case of apathy with the reports he had been getting across the 177 wards
“This is an improvement and my expectation is that I will win. I am happy that there was no case of apathy. The security build-up has also been impressive, so the process has been good and fine.
“I am coming with a change agenda and my manifesto is clear about the changes I am bringing,” he said.
Oyebanji is contesting the governorship election with Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Bisi Kolawole of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Woke Oluyede of the African Democratic Party, and 12 others.