FAYEMI SHUNS PROMINENT EKITI TRADITIONAL RULERS, INAUGURATES NEW COUNCIL

In spite of opposition by leading traditional rulers in Ekiti State, the governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday inaugurated the Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Adebanji Alabi, as the Chairman of the state’s Council of Traditional Rulers. Mr Alabi’s appointment is being challenged by 17 prominent traditional rulers known as ‘Alademerindinlogun’, who claimed that Mr Fayemi contravened the Ekiti State Chieftaincy Law in his appointment. The law provides that the chairman can only be appointed among traditional rulers in the ranks of Alademerindinlogun/Pelupelu. The chiefs, led by Ajero of Ijero, Joseph Adewole, had…

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FAYEMI FINALLY SPEAKS ON RUGA AND INSECURITY

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi Monday paid sympathy visit to Orin-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Areas of the State where a local hunter was murdered by suspected gunmen. Fayemi said the killing of Emmanuel Ilori, whom he described as a one of the leaders of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the town saddened his heart. He said the people of the state will now witness deployment of more soldiers, armed policemen and other security agencies so that they can sleep with their two eyes closed. Fayemi, who…

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FAYEMI’S ADVISER APPOINTS 62 PERSONAL ASSISTANTS

Makinde Araoye, special adviser on federal matters to Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, has announced the appointment of 62 personal assistants. While presenting appointment letters to them on Sunday, Araoye said he took the decision to support Fayemi’s administration. TheCable gathered that the 62 persons, who were selected across all the wards in Ekiti south federal constituency, have been paid their first salary. “The 62 personal assistants appointed today are not for Makinde Araoye, they are to support the government of Governor Kayode Fayemi,” he said at the ceremony…

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FAYEMI IS PAMPERING FULANI HERDSMEN BECAUSE OF HIS 2023 PRESIDENTIAL AMBITION

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party National New Media Group (PDP-NNMG) has alleged that Governor Kayode Fayemi’s “2023 presidential ambition” was reason for his refusal to act decisively on herdsmen menace. It said Fayemi was acting in a way that he would not be seen as offending the interests of “presidency cabal”, adding that “only selfish and insensitive leaders will sacrifice the security and well-being of their people for politics.” In a statement on Sunday, State Coordinator of the PDP-NNMG, Bola Agboola, said Ekiti people were not…

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