Balla said: "In the three days that we (committee) have sat, we have not received a single petition, either in form of writing, telephone call or a text message, which means there has been no petition after the primary election in Ekiti state".
Fayose is backing his protégé, who emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate on May 8, Prof.
According statement made available by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari maintained that Fayemi's track records in the state as a reformist, with a penchant for building educational infrastructure and promoting the welfare of the ordinary people, will bolster his chances at the forthcoming polls.
Speaking on Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose's warning to him, Fayemi said "Ayo Fayose is a common enemy of my party and the common enemy of the state".
Meanwhile, APC chieftain, Comrade Timi Frank has mocked APC chieftains who expressed dissatisfaction at the outcome of ward congresses of the party nationwide and the botched governorship primary in Ekiti, asking them to accept the result of their silence in the face of impunity.
"Furthermore, he must demonstrate that he is now a changed person by desisting from telling white lies as he did on National Television yesterday, lying so brazenly that he did not give APC delegates money to get their votes". Fayemi should not celebrate this pyrrhic victory yet because it is nothing but a flame that will be quenched on July 14. "He should expect to suffer worse defeat compared to that of 2014". "We also invite other politicians not satisfied with the parlous state of affairs of our nation to join hands with PDP to rescue our nation". "He will meet his political waterloo on July 14", he said, adding that the party, which was dead before in Ekiti, has now been buried with Fayemi's victory.
Fayemi on Saturday, May 12, emerged victor of the All Progressives Congress primary election but Fayose said that is the farthest he would go. We are also glad that the Ekiti primary election has taken place and that the aspirants are working together to ensure that we win the governorship election in Ekiti state.
Recall that the minister had polled 941 votes at the just held APC primary in Ekiti, beating Segun Oni who scored 481 votes at the primary election.
In what many following the polity in Ekiti have described as a show of unity in the Ekiti state chapter of the APC, the Minister said "I had spent the entire day visiting my co-contestants from Segun Oni to Senator Gbenga Aluko".
Moon sighted in Pakistan and India, Ramzan to begin from May 17
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the new moon will be born on crossing conjunction point at 4:49pm on May 15. Scores of Islamic faithful usually commemorate the month-long period with dawn-to-dusk fasting and prayers.