Former Senate minority leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi has defeated Dayo Adeyeye as the Appeal court ruled on Wednesday to declare the candidate of PDP as the winner of Ekiti South senatorial District election.
The court moved to Kaduna State on Wednesday to deliver the judgment in the case filed by the senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Prince Dayo Adeyeye.
In the earlier ruling on the matter, the tribunal had declared Olujimi winner with total votes of 54,894 against Adeyeye, who garnered 52,234 after the Justice Danladi A deck-led tribunal nullified the elections in some units.
Senator Olujimi reacting to court’s ruling via her twitter official account twitted: “Congratulations to my steadfast constituents of Ekiti South Senatorial District and all Ekiti people indeed.
“It is a Victory For Democracy and the Freedom of Choice.
“May God only be Praised, to Him alone be all the glory, the senator declared.
Recalled that Smart Adeyeye was a former secratary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
He joined APC after his bid to contest for the Governorship slot was not actualised due to the stance of the former Governor of Ekiti, Peter Fayose.
Adeyeye, then contested for the senatorial seat where he slot it out with Olujimi who was currently serving her second term.
Unfortunately, Adeyeye lost the the incumbent at the polls, Tribunal and now the Appeal court.
Senator Biodun Olujimi has defeated Prince Dayo Adeyeye in the Appeal court.