#EkitiDecides: NBA Election Monitoring Group on Ground as Observers

The NBA Election Monitoring Group

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) accredited the NBA Election Working Group (NBA-EWG) to observe the Ekiti Gubernatorial Election holding today, Saturday 18th June, 2022.

Some members of the NBA-EWG were deployed to Ekiti State on Thursday 16th June, 2022 to observe the elections with the Chairmen and some members of NBA branches in Ekiti State – Ado Ekiti, Ikole Ekiti and Ikere Branches.

The governorship election in Ekiti State, South-west Nigeria, is currently going on in the 16 local government areas of the state.

The election, which witnessed large turnout of voters, has been peaceful and smooth.

Today, over 749,000 voters in Ekiti state would decide who succeeds Governor Kayode Fayemi in an election that promises to be an epic battle.

The key players are incumbent Dr. Fayemi and former governor of the state, Niyi Adebayo, who are leading the campaign for the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Biodun Oyebanji.

Another former governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, is working for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Bisi Kolawole, while the the standard-bearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Chief Segun Oni, was also a former governor.

Also, there’s the candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Dr Wole Oluyede, a medical practitioner; the Young Progressives Party, YPP, standard-bearer, Mr Debo Ajayi; and the Action Peoples Party, ADP, candidate, Prince Adeyinka Alli, a young ex-banker.


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