Ekiti East I State Constituency that is lacking a representative in Ekiti State House of Assembly since the demise of Hon.Amos Adegbuyi Oluwajuwa died on Saturday after battling an undisclosed ailment is ready decide as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates to vie for the seat in Constituency bye-election, scheduled to take place on Saturday. March 20, 2021.
According to the electoral umpire, five political parties will contestduring the bye-election taking place to fill the vacancy that arose following the death of Amos Adegbuyi Oluwajuwa, a member representing Ekiti East Constituency 1 in the House of Assembly.
The candidates are Olayinka Christiana Oluwayemisi, 43, representing Action Alliance (AA); Fatoba Oluwole Abraham, 51, All Progressives Congress (APC); Ilesanmi Magret, 49, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA); Akintunde Adeyemi Adeniran, 36, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP); and Idowu Ebenezer Alao, 30, Young Progressives Party (YPP).
TOS News learns that the candidates representing the APC, the PDP and the YPP are males, while those flying the flags of the AA and the APGA are females.