- Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has spoken on the state's forthcoming governorship election
- Governor Fayose alleged that Fayemi has started bragging to win the election because he wants to use the influence of the federal government
- Governor Fayose said he will have victory in the election because it is God’s project
Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, urged former governor, Kayode Fayemi, to stop bragging about the use of federal might to win the July 14 governorship election adding that God’s might is bigger than all.
Nigerian Tribune reports that Fayose who this known on Tuesday, May 15, described Fayemi, he current minister of solid minerals, a failure for not being able to attract one federal project to the state after almost three years in office.
In a statement by the governor’s chief press secretary, Idowu Adelusi, he quoted the governor as saying that the choice of Kolapo Olusola Eleka as the PDP governorship candidate and Ogunsakin as his deputy, was divine.
The statement: “I know that this is God’s project and cannot fail. Those bragging about one might or the other are only deceiving themselves.
“We are firmly on a solid ground with God. I have done my part and I want the Muslim Community to go all about and spread the news. He is a vibrant young man and with the support of the people we are coasting home to victory come July 14.”
In his remarks, the Chief Imam of Ekiti state, who is also the chairman, League of Imams in Yorubaland including Delta and Edo states, Sheikh Jamiu Kewulere Bello, described Fayose as a promise keeper.
“The governor made four promises to the Muslim community and he has fulfilled three. The third one is what we are witnessing and appreciating today and we know he will fulfil the last one.
“We said we will support whoever picks a Muslim as his deputy and we thank God that governor fayose has done us proud. We are happy that the governor values us. You will succeed in this enterprise. We still have much to do and we will not disappoint in that respect.”
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In his remarks, Ogunsakin described Fayose as a leader worthy of emulation.
”Governor Fayose is not one of those leaders who would label youths as lazy and not give them the opportunity to shine and use their talents.
”He is my political leader and mentor who brought me up. I won’t disappoint the people of the state, our party and our great leader, governor Ayodele Fayose. As a young man, I am not lazy and I say our youths are not lazy as some people would want the world to believe.”
The PDP governorship aspirant, Eleka, said he and Ogunsakin would be faithful and not disappoint the people of the state and the confidence reposed in them.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Fayose and his supporters mocked the APC in the state over the anomalies that happened during its governorship primary election asking God to further put confusion in the camp of the party.
Governor Fayose made this prayer session with a large crowd of party supporters and people of Ekiti in Ikere hometown of his deputy professor Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola.
The governor who was elated at the huge reception by the people for professor Olusola, prayed that the APC was his enemy and wished that Gid should put confusion in the cam of his enemies and asked God to give PDP victory against other parties.
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