News - Ekiti State Governor

Herdsmen/Farmers Crisis: Emir Of Kano Lauds Gov. Fayose On Anti-Grazing Law

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, has called on the leadership of farmers and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria to see peace as the only solution to the killings of innocent Nigerians.

Fayose Condemns Zamfara Killings

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, says the statement by his Zamfara State counterpart, Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given to them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamafara State, has vindicated his earlier stance that no extra one billion Dollars was needed to...

Fayose Condemns Killings, Vows To Strengthen Anti-Grazing Law

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday condemned the killing of a farmer in the state by armed men suspected to be herdsmen.The Governor said the Anti-open Grazing Law in the state will be reviewed and strengthened to checkmate further attacks and invasion by herdsmen.He advised the residents affected by...

Fayose Faults FG, Security Agencies Handling Of Benue Killings

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Federal Government’s response mechanism and poor handling of the herdsmen killings in Benue State. Fayose said contrary to the believe in some quarters that the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government was responsible for the killings, the Federal Government’s handling of security...

Fayose Visits Benue, Defends Anti-Open Grazing Law

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday visited Benue State in a show of solidarity to the Governor and people of the state over the killings in the state.Fayose, who was received by Governor Samuel Ortom, declared support for the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government in 2017,...

Fayose Carpets Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Crusade

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again described the anti-corruption campaign of the Muhammadu Buhari administration as hypocritical and condemnable.

Fayose Reacts Angrily To Suit To Stop 11bn Refund For Ekiti State

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described as ‘unfair’ a case instituted by the finance commissioner to former governor Fayemi, Dapo Kolawole at the federal high court, Abeokuta seeking an order to stop the payment of eleven billion naira due to Ekiti state as refund for construction and rehabilitation of federal roads in the state.

Buhari Should Heed Obasanjo’s Advice And Go Home – Fayose

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the public statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo which advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider his health and not seek re-election. Fayose told journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the state's capital on Thursday that President Buhari should heed the former president’s advice and “go home...

Atiku, Fayose, Others React To Obasanjo’s Statement

1 year ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar says his former boss, olusegun obasanjo’s comments on President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance and his re-election bid is a result of the all progressives congress government’s failure.

Fayose Charges Teachers To Give Their Best In 2018

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose says his administration will continue to place high premium on the welfare of workers in the state, particularly teachers. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital during an interactive session with public primary and secondary school teachers at the government house. Gov. Fayose who...

I Have No Regret Supporting My Deputy To Succed Me - Governor Fayose

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor  Ayodele Fayose says he has no regrets in declaring his support for his deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola to succeed him as the next governor of the state in 2018. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital while fielding questions from journalists on calls made by...

Fayose Asks FG To Declare Herdsmen Terrorists

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare herdsmen allegedly behind killings in Benue and other parts of the country terrorists. The governor made the demand during a meeting with local hunters and Benue indigenes in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. “Mr. President, declare killer herdsmen as terrorists...

Ekiti LG Chairmen Sue AGF, Governors Over $1bn Insurgency Fund

1 year ago /
Nation 

Sixteen Local Government Chairmen in Ekiti state have sued the Attorney General of the Federation and Governors of the 36 states over the approval of the sum of $1billion from the Excess Crude Account of the Federation for the fight against insurgency. They have demanded an order of injunction restraining the...

56 Billion Loan: Fayose Denies Media Reports, Says His Government Did Not Borrow.

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has described as ‘baseless’ media reports and claims by the all progressives congress in the state that his administration obtained loan facility worth over fifty six billion naira in the last three years in office. The governor said this on Monday during an interactive meeting with...

Ekiti Governor Calls For Investigation Of Falana

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, wants the federal government to investigate and prosecute human rights activist, Femi Falana and many other highly placed Nigerians alleged by the attorney general and minister of Justice Abubakar Malami of being compensated with property retrieved from corrupt persons by the Economic And Financial Crimes...

PDP Convention: Bode George Asks Makarfi To Resign

1 year ago /
Politics 

Sharp divisions have again emerged in the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with leaders sharply divided ahead of the party’s December 9 convention. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant, has petitioned the party over the list of the panelists who will conduct the ward delegates’ election, saying they are Uche Secondus’...

Governor Fayose Signs Anti-Cultism Bill Into Law

1 year ago /

The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday signed into law a bill prohibiting secret cults, and terrorism while proscribing death penalty for anyone caught in the act. The governor while appending his signature to the bill at the government house, Ado Ekiti, said his administration remained committed to combating terrorism in...

It’s Death If You Are Caught, Fayose Warns Cultists

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has re-echoed his warning to people of the state against engaging in criminal activities, especially cultism. The governor gave the warning on Monday when he signed into law a bill prohibiting secret cults and terrorism, as well as proscribing death sentence on anyone caught in the...

Fayose Congratulates Obiano On Overwhelming Victory

1 year ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano for his landslide victory in the just concluded Anambra election. The governor, who spoke on Sunday through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, was convinced that the results clearly showed that connection to the people...

Fayose Suspends Education Commissioner And Permanent Secretary

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended the state commissioner for Education Jide Egunjobi and permanent secretary Adekunbi Obaise for alleged negligence of duty. The two government officials were suspended for three months by the governor having left their duty posts without officially informing the governor. Governor Ayodele Fayose who confirmed the...