Tag: Ekiti State Governor

I Stand With My Story, Zenith Bank Funded My Election – Says Ayodele Fayose

  Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the alleged denial of the involvement of Zenith Bank Plc in the funding of his election in 2014, saying the bank should come out with an official statement on the matter. The governor was reacting to a news report in the media, claiming[Read More…]

“You’re No Saint” – Fayose Slams Buhari, Reminds The Nation His Wife, Aisha Buhari Is Fingered In Jefferson Bribery Scandal 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday revived a controversy surrounding the role played by Aisha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, in the messy bribery scandal involving U.S. Congressman, Williams Jefferson. Mr. Fayose distributed a link (READ) to the U.S. Department of Justice Web site holding court documents where Mrs. Buhari[Read More…]

Fayose Dares Buhari “You Can’t Stop Me From Travelling Abroad”

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has dared the Federal Government to carry out the alleged plot of preventing him from travelling out of the country. “Under the federal system of government, state governors are not appendages of the President and as a leading opposition figure in Nigeria, he cannot be[Read More…]

Fayose Hails US Govt, UK Telegraph Reports On Buhari’s Witch-hunt of Opposition

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has hailed the international community, especially the United States of America and the United Kingdom for joining lovers of democracy in Nigeria to speak out against the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Mohammadu Buhari’s use of State security apparatus to oppress opposition.[Read More…]

INEC “Obvious” Partisanship Reason For Renewed Electoral Violence – Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu to first purge the electoral commission under him of partisanship and election manipulations before seeking the establishment of Electoral Offences Tribunal, saying; “INEC under the present dispensation is the number one electoral offender and that electoral reform without[Read More…]

“Nigerians Are Suffering, Buhari Must Stop Needless Foreign Trips”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on well-meaning Nigerians to prevail on President Mohammadu Buhari to stop his needless foreign trips, describing the president’s trip to the United States of America on Wednesday for the 4th Nuclear Security Summit while Nigerians are suffering at home as “joke of the year.”[Read More…]

Fayose Says Buhari’s Apology To Nigerians Over Flawed Policies And Elections Not Enough

Following violence that marred the conduct of elections in some states recently, Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has admonished President Muhammadu Buhari to go beyond apologising to Nigerians for some flawed policies and miscalculated steps his administration has taken since assuming office. The governor also urged the President to[Read More…]

‘You’ve Destroyed Jonathan’s Legacy Of Conducting Transparent Elections’ – Ayodele Fayose Tells Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of destroying former president Goodluck Jonathan’s legacy of ‘free, fair and transparent’ elections. Fayose said the discovery of fake Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) result sheets in some local government areas is indicative of what will happen in future and[Read More…]

No Harassment’ll Make Me Stop Criticizing Buhari’s Policies – Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday reiterated that no amount of harassmemt, coercion and deployment of state machinery would make him back down from his resolve to criticize any federal government’s policy that won’t benefit the masses. Fayose said the current invasion of the state and clampdown on[Read More…]

Ayodele Fayose Sacks Inland Revenue Boss

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has relieved the Chairman of the State Internal Revenue Board, Ropo Ogunjobi, of his duties for negligence leading to an alleged fraud running into millions of Naira. Two other officials of the board were on Thursday arrested by the police in connection with the[Read More…]