Tag: Governor of Ekiti State

Governor Kayode Fayemi, says herdsmen were not asked to vacate Ondo State – blames the media

The chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says herdsmen were not asked to vacate Ondo State. He said this during the meeting between members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and members of the Nigeria Governors Forum on Monday.[Read More…]

Ekiti State Governor Fayemi rejects Zoning arrangement

Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said that he is not an advocate of zoning. Fayemi’s comment comes on the heels of various calls to have a President of Southeastern extraction. Many from the region have over the years felt marginalized and believe that 2023 is the year[Read More…]

Kayode Fayemi has said security challenges are beyond the Nigerian military

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said security challenges are beyond the Nigerian military. A statement on Wednesday quoted him as saying this during his visit to Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State to condole with the government and people of Borno over[Read More…]

Fayose Says Buhari Created Fuel Scarcity to Increase Petrol Price

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government deliberately created fuel scarcity to intimidate Nigerians into accepting a raise in pump price. He claimed that the federal government intended to increase the pump price, but didn’t know how to go about it.[Read More…]

Governor Fayose Inaugurates Panel To Probe Kayode Fayemi’s Tenure

Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose yesterday inaugurated a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to investigate allegations of fraud against former governor of the state and current Minister for Steel and Minerals Resources Development, John Kayode Fayemi. The Commission is to submit itls findings in three months. This was in[Read More…]

Fayose Storms Finance Ministry, Demands Payment of N1.1bn Allocation

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday visited the headquarters of the ministry of finance and demanded the release of the state’s N1.1bn budget support facility for the month of January. Fayose visited the ministry and requested to see the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, over the[Read More…]

“Foreign Trips Have Become A Drain On Nation’s Resources” – Fayose Tells Buhari To Stay Home & Govern

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the foreign trips of President Muhammadu Buhari have become a drain on the resources of the country. In a statement issued on his behalf by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media, Fayose said foreign countries cannot solve the[Read More…]

Buhari Keeps Tweaking His Promises, Now Considering Amnesty For Corrupt Politicians

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, may consider granting amnesty to corrupt politicians who are ready to return stolen funds. He, however, said Buhari’s promise to extend hands of friendship across the political divide in his acceptance speech shortly after[Read More…]