Tag: Kayode Fayemi

‘I am not elected to complain, I am elected to find solutions’ – Kayode Fayemi

The Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi says he was elected as governor in 2018 not to complain but to find solutions to the myriad of challenges confronting the state and make life more comfortable for the citizens. In a post he shared on his verified Facebook page, on Sunday,[Read More…]

‘Personally, I feel we should leave INEC to handle electronic transmission’ – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should determine when to use the electoral transmission of results. While speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight on Monday, the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum said the drama that trailed the passage of the bill[Read More…]

Fact check: Governor Kayode Fayemi never said Buhari’s advisers on Twitter ban “enemies of government”

An online news platform, not NewsWireNGR, DailyPost, early Saturday, reported that the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, had criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the micro-blogging website, Twitter. The story claimed that, the Ekiti State Governor described whoever advised President Buhari to take the step as[Read More…]

Ekiti Government slashes workers salary

The Ekiti State Government has suspended the Consequential Salary Adjustment and reduced salaries of civil servants and political appointees. According to a report from Vanguard, the salary slash was part of an agreement reached on Friday in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between[Read More…]

‘Don’t relocate to Canada, stay and build a better Nigeria’ – Governor Fayemi tells young Nigerians

Ekiti state Governor Kayode Fayemi has advised Nigerian youths against relocating to Canada for greener pastures. The governor urged the youths to stay and actualise the Nigeria of their dream, adding that there is also a glass ceiling in Canada. Fayemi said this while at the 2021 edition of The[Read More…]

Governor Fayemi denies aide who declared age limits for persons interested in 2023 elections

The governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he does not hold the view that presidential aspirants above 60 should be exempted from the 2023 elections. An aide of the Governor, Makinde Araoye, had made the comment while speaking at a recent event – But in a statement on Friday,[Read More…]

“This violence is most unwarranted” -Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi reacts to the bloody bye election

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, says the perpetrators of the violence that marred the Ekiti East constituency I bye-election will be brought to justice. On Saturday, violence broke out during the bye-election, resulting in the death of three persons, including a policewoman and subsequent suspension of the exercise by the Independent[Read More…]

Governor Fayemi acknowledges the failure of the Buhari led govt

Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Friday, said the All Progressives Congress and President Muhammadu Buhari, have failed to deliver all the campaign promises to Nigerians. Buhari and the APC led government had promised to tackle insecurity, fight corruption and pursue economic development.[Read More…]

2023: Fayemi is the most qualified presidential candidate from South-West – APC spokesperson declares

A former Deputy Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly and incumbent Caretaker Zonal Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South-West, Hon Karounwi Oladapo has thrown his weight behind a Fayemi presidency. The All Progressives Congress is said to have a gentleman to zone the presidency to[Read More…]

APC begs Fayemi to run, “time has come for president to come from Ekiti”

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon. Paul Omotoso, has said party members in the state would drag Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the 2023 Presidency, if he refused to willingly join the race. Omotoso stated this yesterday in Ayede Ekiti, Oye Local[Read More…]