Ekiti Governorship Election: APC Did Not Buy Vote Says Governor-Elect Oyebanji

Ekiti State governor-elect Biodun Oyebanji says neither he nor his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), was involved in the widespread vote-buying alleged to have taken place during last Saturday’s governorship election that he won.

Oyebanji said this on Monday while Speaking with state house correspondents after being presented to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential, Abuja.

he said he did not witness any vote-buying in the polling unit where he voted.

The governor-elect said he won the poll based on the performance of the outgoing administration in the state in which he played a prominent role.

The former Secretary to State Government (SGF) said he canvased for votes using the record of performance of the administration and what he had to offer the people going forward.

Also speaking, the National Chairman of the APC, Senator Abdulahi Adamu, affirmed that the allegation of vote-buying was raised by elements who were losing at the poll.

He also addressed the speculation of the running mate to the APC presidential candidate on whether or not he will step down.

The Governor- Elect was accompanied by the National Chairman of the APC, Senator Abdulahi Adamu, Governors Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa) and Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) as well as former Ekiti State governor, Niyi Adebayo.

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