News - Kayode Fayemi

8,000 Delegates To Attend APC Presidential Primary In Lagos

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is expecting more than 8,000 delegates in Lagos for its presidential primary election coming up on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11. The Chairman of the APC National Convention Committee and immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Mr Olukayode Fayemi, made this known on Wednesday while giving...

APC: Fayemi Named As Chairman Of 24-man National Convention Committee

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi was yesterday named the chairman of the Presidential Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The development has heightened expectations that Fayemi may be picked as the running mate to whoever emerged as the presidential candidate. His name was shortlisted after many chieftains...

Fayose Swears In Judge Who Recommended His Impeachment In 2006

5 years ago /

A lawyer, Mr  Dele Omotoso , who chaired the seven-man panel that found  Governor Ayodele Fayose culpable of alleged graft and recommended him for impeachment ,  has been appointed a Judge of the Ekiti State High Court, Mr  Omotoso who is an Ado-Ekiti base lawyer. Fayose, who was elected in 2003...

Oyo's Accomplishments Were Unparalleled - Oyinlola

5 years ago /
Nation 

Formers governors Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Segun Oni, Kayode Fayemi and a renowned actor, Bassey Young, on Friday paid glowing tributes to Dame Oluremi Oyo describing her as a dedicated and accomplished woman. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Lagos that Oyo would be missed for her...

Three Ex-Governors Pay Glowing Tribute To Remi Oyo

5 years ago /
Nation 

Former governors Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi of Osun and Ekiti, respectively were among dignitaries who paid tribute to the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Dame Oluremi Oyo, on Friday. The former governors were among family members, friends, former colleagues and sympathisers who participated...

Stomach Infrastructure Would Diminish The Self-esteem Of The Ekiti People - Fayemi

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the former governor of Ekiti State  has defended hos performance in office, saying he made life better for the people of Ekiti state. Fayemi said he could involve himself in the use of rice and money to get the votes of people, this act that is not commonly...

Fayose: Ekiti Governors Lodge Too Expensive For Me

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday branded the N3.3bn worth Governor’s Lodge built by the former governor, Kayode Fayemi, as an ill-conceived project too costly for the state to maintain. The governor who said this while swearing-in the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Beatrice Alade and special...

Fayemi Bought N50m Mattresses For His Wife’s Bedrooms – Fayose

5 years ago /
Politics 

Fayose, in a statement by his Special Assistant Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said the new government house was an act of insensitivity to the plight of Ekiti State people, many of whom cannot afford to feed once in a day. The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has...

I Have Forgiven My Persecutors –Fayose

5 years ago /
Religion 

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday said he had forgiven those who were behind his removal from office in 2006 and those who persecuted him while out of office. The governor said he had appeared 59 times in court and spent 45 days in Ikoyi prison over phantom...

My Government Left N36 billion Debt, Not N84 billion - Fayemi

5 years ago /
Nation 

The immediate-past governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has dismissed claims of financial recklessness and indebtedness levelled against his administration by the Governor, Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, saying that the state is indebted to the tune of N36.317 billion as at October 15, 2014, when he left office, against...

Gov Fayose Sacks 35 LG Chairmen, Secretaries, Dissolves Boards

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti Government on Saturday announced the dissolution of the 35 local government areas including Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) caretaker administrations. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Mr Idowu Adelusi in Ado-Ekiti. According to the statement, all the 35 council chairmen along...

Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal Moved To Abuja

5 years ago /
Politics 

except there is a last minute change, the Ekiti State election Petition Tribunal trying the petition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the victory of Governor Ayodele Fayose in the 21st June governorship election in the state has been relocated to Abuja. A competent judiciary source confirmed this to the...

Ekiti Debt Profile: Fayemi Replies Fayose

5 years ago /
Politics 

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged his successor, Ayodele Fayose, to study the handover notes before passing unfavourable comments on his administration. The former governor described as “reckless,” comments credited to Governor Fayose in his inaugural speech suggesting that the debt profile now stands as...

Fayose: My Concept Of ‘Stomach Infrastructure’

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, yesterday explained his concept of ‘Stomach infrastructure’ to Ekiti people during the Jumat Service he attended at the Ado Ekiti Central mosque. The Governor say that the concept of “stomach infrastructure” is to ensure the provision of food on the table of all Ekiti State...

Fayose Cries Out Over Ekiti’s N84bn Debt

5 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Ayo Fayose, the incoming governor of Ekiti State, on Tuesday evening, raised the alarm that the outgoing Dr Kayode Fayemi-led administration was bequeathing a debt profile of nearly N84 billion to his administration. He lamented that the state was indebted to banks and other financial institutions till 2020. According to him,...

Ekiti Governor Elect, Fayose To Be Sworn In Tomorrow

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dr. Ayodele Fayose is expected to be sworn-in as Governor of Ekiti State today (Thursday) at a ceremony to be performed by the Chief Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti. Security arrangement has been intensified in the State capital ahead of the inauguration with either of President...

1000 Prophets To Accompany Fayose To Govt House

5 years ago /
Politics 

As the people of Ekiti State are waiting patiently for the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Mr Ayo Fayose tomorrow, no fewer than 1,000 prophets, pastors and muslim clerics are expected to do spiritual cleansing for him at the newly constructed Oke Ayoba Government Lodge. The multi -million naira Lodge built by...

Ekiti: Confusion As Fayose Urge People To Disobey Curfew

5 years ago /
Politics 

The people of Ekiti State went into jubilation yesterday, as the state Governor-elect, Ayo Fayose arrived Ado Ekiti the state capital ahead of his inauguration tomorrow. Artisans, Okada riders, market men and women and passers-by joined a welcome procession that followed Fayose’s convoy from Ikere-Ekiti to Ado Ekiti. Shortly after that heroic...

Governor Kayode Fayemi's Valedictory Speech; I KEPT THE PROMISE MADE TO EKITI - Fayemi

5 years ago /
Politics 

My dear people of Ekiti State, by the grace of God, in the next 24 hours we would come to the end of a glorious tenure of an administration I have had the privilege to lead as Governor of the land of honour, Ekiti State, Nigeria. The Scriptures instruct us that...

 

Ekiti State PDP Slams Wole Soyinka

5 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has criticized the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for saying that the defeat of the outgoing Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was a mystery. In a statement released in Ado-Ekiti on Monday by the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Kola Oluwawole, the party said Soyinka’s statement...


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