I know My People Love Me-Ayo Fayose
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ayo
Fayose, on Saturday said he would accept the outcome of the election
“whichever way it goes.”
Mr. Fayose made the declaration after casting his vote at 2.10 p.m.at Unit
001 Polling Unit, St. David Primary School, Afao-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun
Local Government Area of the state.
“I have campaigned enough, I did all that was necessary in this election;
I know my people love me…but I will leave my fate to God,” Mr. Fayose
Also speaking, the Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Phillip Ajakaiye, urged voters
in the state to sustain the peaceful conduct of the governorship election.
Mr. Ajakaiye, who was accredited at Ward 9, unit 8 in Ado-Ekiti, gave the
advice in an interview with on Saturday.
He said that he was amazed at the large turnout of voters for the
exercise, saying the development would boost democracy.
The cleric, however, urged residents of the state to cooperate with
security agents in order to ensure a violence-free exercise.
In Omuo-Ekiti, a PDP chieftain, Daniel Dimeji, commended INEC for
providing adequate arrangement which ensured a smooth accreditation
Mr. Dimeji, who spoke with NAN in Omuo Ekiti, expressed the hope that the
entire exercise would be hitch-free.
He commended the security agencies for putting in place adequate security
measures, saying there was no report of violence in the area.
Also commenting on the exercise, a member of the APC in Kota, Ekiti East
Local Government, Tolani Abioye, said the exercise so far was smooth due
to the adequate provision of materials and manpower.