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Ekiti State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created October 01, 1996
  • Capital Ado-Ekiti
  • Governor John Olukayode Fayemi
  • Land Area 6,353 km2 (2,453 sq mi)
  • Population 2,210,957 (2006 census)
  • GDP $2.85 billion

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi
  • NameKayode Fayemi
  • Assumed Office 16 October, 2018
  • Date of Birth09 February, 1965
  • Political partyAll Progressives Congress (APC)

Kayode Fayemi was born in Ibadan on February 9, 1965 to Ekiti parents from Isan-Ekiti, Oye Local Government of Ekiti State. He had his primary education at ICC Primary School, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State, and attended Christ School Ado Ekiti. He later went on to receive degrees in History Politics and International Relations from the University of Lagos and the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), he earned a Doctorate in War Studies from King's College London. He is currently serving as the Governor of Ekiti State