Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has set up a campaign council for the his candidate in the July 14 election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
Peoples Democratic Party PDP) has fixed May 8 as its primaries, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold its primary three days earlier, on May 5.
Environment Commissioner Chief Bisi Kolawole has been appointed director-general of the Kolapo Olusola Eleka Campaign Council.
His appointment was conveyed in a public service announcement on the radio and television channels of the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (BSES).
The announcement said Kolawole would coordinate the campaign activities of the deputy governor, but was silent on other members.
Kolawole, a two-time commissioner under Fayose, represented Efon in the House of Assembly between 2007 and 2011.
He served as director-general of the Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM) in the run-up to the 2014 election.
According to a notice of primary and election timetable forwarded to Ekiti PDP from the national secretariat, the governorship shadow election holds on May 8, while appeals hold on May 10.
Last day for withdrawal by candidate and replacement of withdrawn candidate is May 30, and last day for submission of candidate’s nomination form is June 13.
Last day of campaign is July 12, while the governorship election holds on July 14.