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General News of Saturday, 18 June 2022


Ekiti Governorship Election: I’m happy I voted - 105-year-old grandma

105-year-old Mrs Felicia Fayomi 105-year-old Mrs Felicia Fayomi

As the 2022 Ekiti state governorship election is currently on the way, residents are trooping to the polling stations to cast their votes.

Among them is a 105-year-old grandmother, Mrs Felicia Fayomi who made her way to the ballot box to vote for her preferred candidate on Saturday, June 18.

Assisted by one of her granddaughters, Madam Fayomi was led to Unit 2, Ward 6, Ifaki Ekiti in Ido-osi Local Government Area of the state.

After casting her vote and being taken home, she expressed her excitement at her ability to vote.

she said;

“I am happy to vote.”

The candidates on the ballot box contesting for the Ekiti state governorship election are; Abiodun Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olabisi Kolapo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Olusegun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Famuyibo of Accord (A), Ajagunigbale Olajide of African Action Congress (AAC), Oluwole Oluyede of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Elebute-Halle Kemi of Action Democratic Party (ADP) and Benjamin Obidoyin of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

Others are Fagbemi Adegbenro of Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Christiana Olatawura of All People’s Party (APP), Daramola Olugbenga Onile of Labour Party (LP), Fatomilola Oladosu of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Iyaniwura Ifedayo of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), Agboola Ben of the Peoples Redemption Party, Adebowale Oluranti Ajayi of Young Progressives Party (YPP) and Adeolu Akinyemi of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).

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