Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose has successfully made a return to the post after winning the Ekiti state gubernatorial elections. Fayose polled 203,090 votes, beating the incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi who could only gather 120,433 votes.
The Returning Officer for the 2014 governorship elections and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Oye, Ekiti, Professor Isaac Azuzu, announced the results early morning, June 22, 2014. Fayose, was governor of Ekiti State from May 29, 2003 to October 16, 2006. Rival party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued a statement, rejecting the outcome of the election.