Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, has promised to resign his appointment in the coming weeks as a cabinet member of President Muhammadu Buhari administration to pursue his governorship ambition.
Speaking on a live TV programme on Sunday evening, Fayemi, said he got the endorsement of the President to contest for the governorship election a second time.
Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat Oni, who polled 481 votes.
Kayode Ojo scored 245 votes; Femi Bamisile, 171 votes; Oluyede Oluwole 110 votes
The Ekiti State Governorship election comes up July 14 this year.