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A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olayinka Oyebode on Thursday said the authorities stumbled a fresh plot by some political interests to activate a spate of negative media campaigns against the person of the governor who is also the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).

Declaring open the cultural fiesta themed: “Celebrating National Unity in Diversity”,  Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, described the annual cultural celebration as a vital tool for integration, unity, economic prosperity and political stability of the country.

Prof. Osinbajo stated this late Monday at a High-Level Meeting on Nutrition attended by United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Mrs Amina Mohammed, State Governors, representatives of development partners including UNICEF, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, and convener of the UN Food System Dialogue, Mrs. Olusola Idowu who is also the Permanent Secretary, Budget and National Planning Ministry.

He also urged Nigerian youths to see Nigeria as a country that is still in the hands of architects and builders who would determine its future, rather than a fallen or collapsing edifice.

Fayemi who is the Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum at the official commissioning of the road network emphasized the need for proper maintenance culture.

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).

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the strike, the longest industrial action in the Nigerian judiciary, was suspended on June 9 following a meeting between officials of the union and the National Judicial Council, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad.