Abiodun Ayobami Oyebanji has been sworn in as the new Governor of Ekiti State taking over from Dr Kayode Fayemi whose four-year tenure ended at midnight on Saturday.
The change of leadership in the State was finally completed at exactly 12:53 pm on Sunday.
Fayemi had served a first term from 2010 to 2014 and was Minister of Solid Mineral Development in the intervening period.
Earlier, 64-year-old Chief Monisade Christiana Afuye had been sworn in as the Deputy Governor.
Oyebanji, 54, won the governorship election on 18th June on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the same party with Fayemi.
He had served as Secretary to the state government and Chief of Staff to the Governor.
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