Fayemi recounted: “I have spent the last three years on the subject of this road.
Browsing: Dr. Kayode Fayemi
Agbede took over from ‘Peju Babafemi, who retired last week after 35 years of meritorious service to the state.
Oyebanji, candidate of APC, won the election polling 187,057 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of Social Democratic Party, Segun Oni, who garnered 82,211 votes.
A large crowd of enthusiastic party supporters, artisans and commercial motorbike riders received Dr Fayemi at Igbara-Odo, a border town between Ekiti and Ondo states with songs and drumming and followed him to the Fajuyi Pavillion, Ado-Ekiti, where another large crowd had converged to receive the Governor with “Fayemi for Nigeria” slogans.
Fayemi, who is contesting the 2023 presidential election on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) platform, made the promise Tuesday in Abuja while addressing some APC leaders and its expanded delegates in the FCT.
He said while addressing Niger state APC delegates at the Government House, Minna, that he can remake Nigeria without unmaking the country, adding that “Nigeria would be restored to its place as the giant of Africa”.
Fayemi reacted to the proclamation in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Olayinka Oyebode, on Tuesday.
The gesture, according to a release personally signed by Fayemi in Ado-Ekiti Monday, is in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the death of the late Awolowo.
The Governor also named the Deputy Chief of Staff, Tolu Ibitola, as the new Chief of Staff to the Governor.
The Wednesday’s declaration, tagged “Unveiling My Nigeria Agenda”, is the climax of the Governor’s extensive consultations across the geo-political zones in the last six weeks. It will also lay to rest speculations on whether he would run for the Presidency or not.
The Governor said this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, on Monday in Ado-Ekiti.
The Governor also revealed that his administration, within the period has paid a total sum of N2.9 billion as gratuity to retired civil servants and local government staff.
The Ekiti State Governor welcomed Soludo to the NGF during a one-day working visit to Awka, Anambra State.
A statement by Head, NGF Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, in Abuja Friday, said the forum Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, made the donation when he led a two-man delegation of the forum to Kaduna State.
Commenting on speculations that he may declare for Nigeria’s highest office and contest the presidential election in 2023, Fayemi said the season of Ramadan and the lent period were sacred for political games.
Fayemi personally presented the cheques to representatives of the communities at the Government House, Ado-Ekiti.
Dr Fayemi, who personally presented the cheques to representatives of the communities at the Oshuntokun Hall, Government House, Ado-Ekiti, said the fund would focus on three specific result areas: education, healthcare services, water and sanitation.
Fayemi, in a statement signed Saturday by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Olayinka Oyebode, described Ramadan as “the glory of all months in the Islamic calendar”, noting that Ramadan fast is one of the five pillars of Islam that Muslims must strictly adhere to, in line with the injunction of the Almighty Allah.
Dr. Fayemi in a statement signed Monday by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Yinka Oyebode said God has been very kind to Tinubu for attaining the landmark age in good health and sound mind.
He also lauded the APC National Caretaker Committee headed by Yobe State Governor, Mai Malla Buni for organising a successful national convention, aimed at further strengthening the party ahead of 2023 general election, in addition to holding the party together for almost two years.