Abiodun Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress, APC has been sworn in as the governor of Ekiti State.
Oyebanji had in June defeated Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) who polled 82,211 votes, and Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 67,457 votes to be declared winner of the gubernatorial election.
Oyebanji took his oath of office at the state’s government house on Sunday at about 12:53 pm.
Oyebanji, who is the former Secretary to the State Government, SSG, was sworn in by the State Chief Judge, Justice Oyewole Adeyeye.
Dignitaries present include the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu; Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and his Plateau State counterpart, Simon Lalong.
Others include Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun) among others.