Otunba Bisi Kolawole, the former Ekiti State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won the governorship primary for the June 18, 2022 guber election.
Kolawole triumphed over a former governor of the state, Segun Oni, Professor Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, the immediate past Deputy Governor, Wale Aribisala, and others.
Bisi Kolawole, who is from Efon Alaaye in the Ekiti Central Senatorial District, was a former House of Assembly member from 2007 to 2011 and Fayose’s Commissioner for Environment from 2015 to 2018.
According to reports, Kolawole received 671 votes to secure the party’s governorship nomination. With 330 votes, Segun Oni was named second runner-up.
Kemi Adewunmi received one vote, Deji Ogunsakin received six votes, Kayode Adaramodu received ten votes, Kolapo Olusola Eleka received 93 votes, and Wale Aribisala received 56 votes.