Nigeria's ruling party unseats opposition in southern Ekiti state - Reuters

Nigeria's ruling party unseats opposition in southern Ekiti state  ReutersNigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari...

Nigeria's ruling party unseats opposition in southern Ekiti state - Reuters
Nigeria's ruling party unseats opposition in southern Ekiti state  Reuters

Nigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressive Congress (APC) took almost 45 percent of the vote held on Saturday, the electoral commission announced on Sunday. The opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) rejected the result, alleging electoral fraud, a claim that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) rejected. The vote had been seen as a test of the ruling party's popularity. The APC...