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The All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership in Ekiti State has passed a vote of confidence in Governor Biodun Oyebanji and unanimously supported him for a second term as Governor of Ekiti State.

Ekiti News reports that the decision was announced when Governor Biodun Oyebanji met with the party leadership at the APC Secretariat, along Ajilosun Street, Ado-Ekiti.

The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye, Speaker, Ekiti House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye and Special Adviser on Political and Inter- party Matters, Chief Jide Awe and other dignitaries.

Mr Sola Eleshin, the Acting State Chairman of the party said all the State executives have resolved that Governor Oyebanji should continue in office beyond 2026 based on his superlative performance across board.

Elesin acknowledged the visits of the Governor at various ward meetings and his well formulated policies and programmes which he said had brought succour to Ekiti people. These, according to him, has made the Governor to govern seamlessly with attendant socio- economic development of the state and better life for the people.

Governor Oyebanji while speaking with pressmen after the meeting, said he was at the party secretariat to give account of his stewardship to the party that gave him the platform to run in the first instance.

The governor said there is a need to balance politics with governance by being accountable to members and non-members of the party and ensuring that all and sundry feel the impact of government.

He said, “I must thank party members for passing a vote of confidence in my administration, I am so happy about that and this is going to be a regular meeting to discuss with them as situation arises.

“My message with our members is to love one another, we should continue to hold the ground for our party and pray for this administration. We should also open our windows and doors to bring in more people into the party and as well maintain peace among themselves.”

Mr Mike Akinleye, Chairman, APC Ado Local Government moved the motion for the endorsement of the Governor for a second term in office and was seconded by the party’s state Secretary, Mr Sola Arogundade.

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