The Peoples Democratic Party ’s members in the Ekiti State House of Assembly have declared their support for the Senate Minority Leader , Abiodun Olujimi, as the leader of the party in the state.

The Ekiti State Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi has appealed to the people of Isaba Ekiti in Ikole Local Government to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Two factions of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently in a collision few weeks after former Governor, Ayo Fayose’s tenure was over at the helms of affairs in Ekiti.

The representative of Ekiti North Senatorial District, Senator Duro Faseyi, has harped on the need for all stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state to focus on issues that will engender unity and cohesiveness of the party rather than selfish interests.

A Deputy Director with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) , Sylvester Aigbogun , on Tuesday told the Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the FCT High Court, Apo that the July 14 governorship election in the state was free and fair .