The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti has announced the nomination of Mrs. Monisade Christianah Afuye as the party’s deputy governorship candidate for the June 18, 2022 gubernatorial election in the state.
Biodun Oyebamij, a former Secretary to Ekiti State Government, last month clinched the ticket of the party in Ekiti State for the June 18 governorship election.
According to the state party Chairman, Barrister Paul Omotosho, Afuye’s emergence is the outcome of extensive consultations with stakeholders across the State, and has been welcomed enthusiastically, not only by party members, but also youth and women organisations, artisans, market women, the traditional institutions, and other grassroots stakeholders in the State.
While speaking, the governorship candidate, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji described the nomination of Afuye as a very strategic move to bolster the chances of the party at the polls. He describes Afuye as being a part of the political structure in the state for many years now, and is an accomplished mobiliser and voice for the masses
Afuye was born on September 28th 1958. She had her early education at Saint Joseph C.A.C Primary School Aramoko, Aramoko Ekiti, and Amoye Grammar school, Ikere-Ekiti – primary and secondary schools respectively. She earned her Ordinary National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Public Administration from Crown Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.