The wife of the Ekiti State governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has canvassed support for female candidates vying for House of Assembly seats, urging the electorate to vote for them on Saturday.
Fayemi made the call on Tuesday when she visited Gbonyin Local Government Area of the state where she described women as the strong pillar of every home.
The governor’s wife stressed the need for the people to encourage participation of women in legislative activities.
She also formally presented as candidates Teju Okuyigba for Gbonyin Constituency, Kemi Balogun for Ado Constituency II, Yemisi Ayokunle for Ekiti South-West Constituency I and Bunmi Adelugba, for Emure Constituency.
The governor’s wife commended voters for their conduct during the presidential and National Assembly elections.
She urged residents of the state to come out en masse to vote for the All Progressives Congress on Saturday to enable the party fill all the 26 seats in the state assembly.(NAN)