Governor Fayemi Issues Warning To Cabinet Members Ahead of Ekiti Election

Governor Fayemi Issues Warning To Cabinet Members Ahead of Ekiti Election

  • All those who are nursing politcal ambition ahead of the June 2022 governorship election have been issued a directive by the governor
  • Governor Kayode Fayemi asked the appointees with political ambition to resign their positions by December 18
  • According to the governor, resign would enable the appointee stay focused on their ambition without compromising the mission of his administration in the state

The governor of Ekiti state has advised all members of his cabinet especially those appointed to serve in his administration to resign should they be harbouring ambition for politics.

Fayemi said all those under his cabinet who would like to contest in June 2022 election should tender their resignation before December 18.

The Punch reports that the governor in a statement signed by his chief press secretary, Yinka Oyebode, enjoined all aspirants in the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti to resign whatever office they are holding.

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Appointees with political ambition in Ekiti state are expected to resign by December 18
Source: Facebook

In its report, the Guardian said Oyebode warned that the decision of the state government is in order to ensure cohesion and excellent service delivery in the present administration in Ekiti state.

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He said while resignation from the office will enable the aspirants to focus on their political ambition, the major hallmarks of the Fayemi administration would also not be compromised.

Oyebode said:

“In compliance with directives of the Independent National Electoral Commission, the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has slated the governorship primaries for January, ahead of the June 2022 governorship election.”

Ekiti Senator slumps in his office, dies

Meanwhile, previously reported that a former senator from Ekiti state, Gbenga Aluko, had died in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

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Aluko, the senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district died at the age of 58 Aluko after he collapsed in his office on Saturday, November 20.

The late lawmaker was also a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti in 2018.

Ekiti stakeholders call for meeting over alleged marginalisation in the state

Stakeholders in Ekiti state have called for a meeting of great personalities in the state to address some allegations of marginalisation.

The stakeholders called for the meeting just barely a few months before the scheduled June 2022 governorship election in Ekiti state.

According to the stakeholder, converging a meeting of influential personalities from the Ekiti south senatorial district would chart a course for inclusivity forward.


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