– Governor Ayodele Fayose has reportedly endorsed his deputy Olusola Eleka as his successor
– Kolapo Olusola Eleka recently became a professor
plusmilang.com learnt that Governor Ayodele Fayose has endorsed his successor.
The controversial Ekiti state governor endorsed Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka as his preferred candidate for next gubernatorial election in Ekiti.
Sunshine Anifowoshe, the personal assistant to the governor made this known on his Facebook page on Wednesday, September 6.
Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka is the incumbent deputy governor of Ekiti state.
He recently became a professor.
We have decided in favour of the best among the best.
By the grace of God and the support of the people, our next Governor in Ekiti State is Kolapo Olusola Eleka.
Until his election as deputy governor elect of Ekiti state, Olusola was an accomplished teacher in the Department of Building, Obafemi Awolowo University, for the past twenty-three (23) years.
At the postgraduate level, he has successfully supervised two PhD, two M.Phil and nine M.Sc. students all in the field of Building Structures within the past nine years after obtaining his PhD degree.
He has severally served as External examiner in many universities within the country. His research interests are mainly in the field of Alternative Building Materials Development for Housing Construction, Construction Technology and Structural Mechanics.
plusmilang.com had reported the question of who will replace Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, in the 2018 gubernatorial elections had led to some controversy in the state.
plusmilang.com also reported that the governor cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state against sowing seeds of discord.