Governor Kayode Fayemi has asked aspirants for the 2022 governorship election in the Ekiti civil service to resign their position on or before December 18.
The aspirant are those wishing to contest the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress where the party’s candidate will be picked for the 2022 governorship election.
Mr Fayemi’s directive is contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed the election for June 18, 2022, and the APC in the state had fixed the governorship primaries for January 4 and January 29, 2022.
He first governed the state between May 2010 and 2014 was defeated by Ayo Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party while seeking reelection for a second tenure.
The APC had earlier in its official notice for the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun fixed November 16 for the commencement of the sales of nomination forms for Ekiti and November 18 for Osun.
The notice was signed by the National Secretary of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudodehe.
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