Tag: Ekiti State Governor

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…]

Withdraw Your Budget Of Fraud, Fayose Tells Buhari

Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose has urged President Mohammadu Buhari to withdraw the 2016 budget that has been engulfed in strings on controversy.  Fayose who described the budget as a national embarassment insisted that the President should “simply do the needful by presenting a new and credible budget to the National Assembly.”  Fayose described[Read More…]

Fayose Cautions Buhari Over Probe Of Military Chiefs, Says “$2.1bn Arms Deal Is A Scam”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has advised President Mohammadu Buhari on his order for 18 Military Generals to be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal. Governor Fayose, who reacted to the president order for the 18 serving and retired[Read More…]

Buhari’s Presidency A Misadventure For Nigerians, He Remains A Dictator – Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the return to power of President Mohammadu Buhari as a misadventure for Nigerians, calling on the international community, especially organisations like the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) to focus their attention on human rights abuses and contempt for the rule of[Read More…]

President Buhari Is A Dictator Who Disobeys Court Orders, Fayose Tells Sultan of Sokoto

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday told the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’Ad Abubakar, that President Muhamadu Buhari is a dictator. Mr. Fayose, who was delivering an address to the visiting monarch in Ado Ekiti, said by choosing which court orders to obey, the President had demonstrated disrespect to[Read More…]

World Bank To Spend $50 Million On Water Projects In Ekiti

World Bank says it will expend $50 million (about N10bn) on water project in Ekiti State. Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Idowu Adelusi said in a release that the World Bank Task Team Leader on the Water Project, Mr Pier Mantovani stated this when he led other delegation of the team[Read More…]

Buhari Issues Stern Warning To Gov Fayose Over Comments He Made On Federal Allocation For The State

The Presidency has issued a warning to Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose over the allegations he made about the federal government, pertaining to the September federal allocation of N389 billion. Reacted to Fayose, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, warned the governor[Read More…]

Fayose Wants Buhari To Assign Fayemi A “Juicy” Ministerial Position

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the State for what he called “Grade A” ministries, saying; “Ekiti State, being one of the States created last n the country, deserves a ministerial portfolio that will have direct impact on the people, not just a[Read More…]

Fayose Condemns Rivers, Akwa Ibom Tribunal Judgments, Cautions Buhari, APC

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the tribunal judgments nullifying the elections of Rivers and Akwa Ibom States Governors, Mr Nyesom Wike and Emmanuel Udom respectively, saying; “the seeming collaboration between the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government and a section of the judiciary is worrisome and[Read More…]