Tag: Stomach Infrastructure

Ayodele Fayose: Why I Won’t End ‘Stomach Infrastructure’

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the “Stomach Infrastructure Program” of his administration as a way of life he is not ready to jettison anytime soon. He said this while speaking with journalists after a special session with widows from across the state at Funmilayo Olayinka Women Development Centre,[Read More…]

‘We’ve Got You Covered’ – Zamfara State Earmarks N40 Million From Public Funds To Fund Mass Weddings

by Chris Nomjov & Agency Reports Zamfara State Government has earmarked N40 million to facilitate a mass wedding, organised by the Association of Widows and Divorcees in the state. Atiku Zawiyya, the Chairman of the Zamfara State Hisbah Commission, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria[Read More…]

Bola Tinubu Now Copying Fayose’s “Stomach Infrastructure’’ Initiative – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti on Monday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC), of copying Governor Ayo Fayose’s “stomach infrastructure’’ initiative. Secretary of the party in the state, Dr Tope Aluko, who made the criticism in a statement in Ado-Ekiti, added that the action of the APC amounted to “hypocrisy[Read More…]

I Go To Beer Parlour Every Friday To Meet The ‘Common’ Man – Fayose

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said he visits beer parlours every Friday in order to meeet with  the ‘common man’ in the state. The governor said this in Abuja on Thursday while defending the concept of “stomach infrastructure” introduced by his government. He said that it was wrong to[Read More…]

Governor Fayose Promises To Banish Poverty, Appoints Sunday Anifowose, Special Adviser On Stomach Infrastructure

The newly-inaugurated Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says he is determined to put food on the tables of Ekiti State people that he has appointed Mr. Sunday Anifowose as a Special Adviser on Stomach Infrastructure. During his inaugural address on Thursday after he was sworn in by EKiti State Chief Judge,[Read More…]

I Believe In Stomach Infrastructure, You Cannot Lead A Hungry People – Jonathan

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo President Goodluck Jonathan has said he subscribes to the ‘stomach infrastructure’ principle opining that no leader can lead a hungry people. Mr. Jonathan said this while speaking at a PDP rally in Benin, tagged ‘Unity Mega Rally’. He said the PDP as a party believe in stomach[Read More…]

Adekoya Boladale: Forget Rice, ‘Odourless Fufu’ Is The Next Big Thing

Around the streets of Osogbo, Modakeke, Ife, Ede and even far away in Bourdillonian Circus, the beats of victory and sounds of jubilation has continued to roar in a tempo similar to the echoes felt that day in Pompeii when Tetraites defeated Prudes. But unlike Tetraites, the victory of Aregbesola[Read More…]

Reno Omokri: It’s Not Stomach Infrastructure, It’s Wisdom!

There is a difference between politics and political parties. One is a mission (or should be) while the other is a vehicle to get you to your mission’s destination. It is, however, a misnomer for any polity to operate under the impression that political parties are vehicles for competition amongst[Read More…]

Adeyanju Binuyo: The Dynamics Of Aregbesola’s “Stomach Infrastructure” And “Their Greek Gift”

‘Stomach Infrastructure’ is the lesson we are supposed to take away from the recently concluded Ekiti Gubernatorial Election. Stomach infrastructure is what it says, and refers to politicians providing handouts for the voters to fill their stomach (primarily on voting day or few days before). A PDP chieftain was quoted[Read More…]

Opinion: Fayose And Stomach Infrastructure

Stomach Infrastructure, this is the new maxim, the new political ideology given to us by Ayodele Fayose, the governor elect of Ekiti State. By the time Fayose would write his memoir, he would give further clarifications to the peculiar background that inspired this concept which is now receiving wide acclaim[Read More…]