Biodun Oyebanji Takes Oath Of Office As Ekiti Governor
He was sworn in by the Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Hon. Justice Oyewole Adeyeye at exactly 12:53 pm amid cheers from the mammoth crowd present at the Ekiti Parapo Pavilion on Sunday.
Clad in white agbada with a cream cap to match, he pledged to preserve, protect and defend as well as preserve the office as governor.
Oyebanji’s deputy, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye was also sworn in by the Chief Judge of Ekiti State. She took her oath of office at exactly 12:46 pm.
Not left out are the Minister of Trade Industry and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo; the outgoing Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Ekiti Speaker Funminiyi Afuye and former Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonsakin.
Former Chief of Army Staff, Azubike Iherijika; the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu; Osun Deputy Governor Adegboyega Alabi who represented Oyetola; Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi were among other dignitaries in attendance.
KanyiDaily recalls that Biodun Oyebanji, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared winner of the Ekiti governorship election after defeating Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Bisi Kolawole of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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