FAYOSE FLOORS EFCC AGAIN , COURT ORDERS EFCC TO KEEP OFF EKITI FINANCES

The Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti has ruled that EFCC lacked power to investigate finances of a State. The court said, in federalism, the FG is not an overseer or supervisor regarding finances of a State. That only the State House of Assembly can investigate finances of a State. Consequently, the EFCC has been restrained from interfering in the running of Ekiti State by either investigating or arresting any official of the State Govt. We will continue to fight for the sustenance of our hard earned democracy, using legal means.…

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PDP MAY MOVE AGAINST FAYOSE

There were indications that the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party might move against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. During the latest National Executive Committee of the party, members of NEC discussed his matter at its 76th meeting which was held in Abuja on Tuesday. Fayose, who came late to the meeting but was allowed to speak as the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum during which he castigated the ruling All Progressives Congress party. He also lambasted the Federal Government, saying the way it is fighting war…

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SEE THE GIFTS FAYOSE GAVE EKITI GOVT OFFICIALS WHO WERE RECENTLY RELEASED FROM EFCC DETENTION

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State rewarded the two government officials recently released by the EFCC with exotic cars to compensate them for their arrest and detention by the anti-graft commission. The Commissioner for Finance , Toyin Ojo and Accountant General, Yemisi Owolabi were picked up on September 28 by the EFCC for alleged misappropriation of Paris Club refund in the state and kept for two weeks but returned to the state last week to a heroic welcome reception by the people of the state. The governor presented the car…

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FAYOSE EXPLAINS HOW HE PUCKED HIS DEPUTY AS SUCCESSOR

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said that the selection of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as his successor was a divine arrangement. Fayose added that if he were to use human wisdom to choose who to support as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in next year’s governorship election in the state, he would have rooted for one of his former commissioners, Mr Kayode Osho. Fayose He, however, maintained that since he committed the matter to God’s guidance, the divine lot fell on his deputy…

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FAYOSE GIVES JOBS TO 51 PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSONS

By Alo Abiola, Ado Ekiti As part of activities marking his third year in office, Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has given jobs to 51 physically challenged persons including a university graduate in the state. He also directed that additional 100 persons from among them be enlisted in the state’s social security scheme. Fayose gave the directives in Ado-Ekiti Wednesday while meeting with the group. This is just as a graduate, Mr. Gboyega Afolabi, was also offered automatic employment at the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. A statement by the…

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WHY FG WANTS TO SCUTTLE MY PRESIDENTIAL AMBITION – FAYOSE

From Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti   Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the imminent defeat of President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair election in 2019 is the major reason the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government is harassing and intimidating his aides and associates. He also said the blunt truth he told Nigerians during his declaration of interest that Buhari and the APC had nothing good to offer Nigeria has pierced the conscience of APC leaders and given them wounded heart. He, however, said he won’t be intimidated…

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READ OMISORE’S REACTION TO FAYOSE’S DECLARATION FOR PRESIDENT

Former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, on Thursday reacted to the Governor Ayodele Fayose’s declaration of his presidential bid ahead of the 2019 general elections. Addressing members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja, Omisore said, “Fayose has shown himself as a man of courage. Nigeria needs an energetic president. We don’t need a packaged President anymore.” He also said that the change promised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) was a ruse; stressing that the country has only moved from an enviable position to retrogression where…

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SEE HOW KASHAMU MOCKED FAYOSE OVER PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION

Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east senatorial district, has called on the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sanction Fayose for declaring his intention to contest the presidency in 2019. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, Kashamu said it was the height of anti-party activities for Fayose to have gone against the decision to zone the presidency to the north. He also said Fayose did not have the interest of the party and nation at heart, adding that he is only seeking the position for personal gains.…

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YOU CAN’T RUN IN 2019, PDP BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBER TELLS FAYOSE

Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, a Board of Trustee (BoT) member of PDP, says  Ayodele Fayose cannot contest in the party’s primary poll for 2019 presidential election. Nwodo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that PDP’s ideology forbade Fayose and other members from the South from contesting in the presidential race in 2019. He said that the ideology would be followed to the letter in spite of Fayose’s declaration. “Fayose cannot run and I will tell you my reason. “When we formed PDP, the first battle we fought and won as…

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EFCC ARRESTS EKITI FINANCE COMMISSIONER AND ACCOUNTANT AFTER FAYOSE DECLARED FOR PREGNANCY

Ekiti Finance Commissioner, Accountant Arrested After Fayose Declared Presidency Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant General. The anti-graft agency swoop on the state capital, Ado-Ekiti on Thursday. The development occurred with an hour after Governor Ayo Fayose declared his intention to run for president in 2019. Fayose said he will contest on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose assured that he will run a purposeful government that will cater for all Nigerians irrespective of…

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