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The Governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, said the Eid-el-Kabir festival commemorates Prophet Ibraheem’s willingness to sacrifice his son in deference to the will of God. He urged Muslim faithful and adherents of other faiths to always emulate this level of obedience to higher authority in their daily activities.

Dr Fayemi received the Governor of the Year Award (2019) at an impressive ceremony in Lagos on Saturday alongside Governors Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna) Babajide Sanwoolu (Lagos) and Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia).

Dr Fayemi stated this on Thursday in a goodwill message he delivered at the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development’s Strategic Engagement virtual meeting with the 774 Local Government Council Chairmen and other critical Mining Sector Stakeholders, noted that the committee that drafted the road map for the growth and development of the Nigerian mining sector in 2016, focused on building consensus on the critical actions required to move the sector forward including engaging all the stakeholders.

Ekiti State Bureau of Public Procurement is the only team in Africa selected to participate in the highly competitive program, and would join other teams from France, India, Mexico, Paraguay, and the United States to advance public procurement reforms and increase access, competition and participation with the support of Lift.

Dr Fayemi who alongside the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, Oba Victor Kiladejo, former Governor of Ekiti State, Engr Segun Oni, Chairman Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Prof Abba Waziri, and other reputable individuals, performed the foundation laying of other projects at the ABUAD industrial Park, described the Founder of the institution as a man of endless possibilities.

Dr. Fayemi said despite its imperfection, democracy remains the best option for the country, adding that through the determination of the citizens and their active participation in the democratic process, Nigerians can achieve a truly great country of their dream.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those in attendance of the meeting include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Chairman of the Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

The President has been under fire for a tweet made on his official account on Tuesday night. He tweeted; “Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand,”.