- The governor of Ekiti state has made a very serious allegation against members of the All Progressive Congress
- Governor Kayode Fayemi alleged that some political interests within the ruling party are uncomfortable with his rising profile
- This was made known in a statement issued by Yinka Oyebode, the governor's chief press secretary
Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has raised an alarm, alleging that some political interests within the All Progressive Congress (APC) are uncomfortable with his rising profile, Daily Trust reports.
The governor in a statement signed by his chief press secretary, Yinka Oyebode said there is a plot to activate negative media campaignsis to discredit him.
In another report by The Cable, Fayemi's chief press secretary went on to note that the plan is to use some faceless political groups and political jobbers from different parts of the country to defame the governor and make him unacceptable.
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“For the avoidance of doubt, Dr Fayemi has not told anyone that he is in the race for the Presidency of Nigeria. He has always maintained that he is on duty in Ekiti and would like to concentrate on that assignment. What he does afterwards is in the hands of God and he will cross that bridge at the appropriate time. He restated this position during his most recent interview with Arise TV on January 1, 2022."
2023: Fayemi finally breaks silence on his alleged presidential ambition
Legit.ng previously reported that after months of speculations about his 2023 presidential ambition, Fayemi, has said that he would cross the bridge when he gets there.
The chairman of the Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF) said no serious politician would ignore the opportunity of becoming the president of Nigeria.
Fayemi said this on a Channel’s Televisions programme, ‘Hard Copy’, which was televised on Friday, March 26, 2021.
Governor Fayemi issues warning to cabinet members ahead of Ekiti election
Meanwhile, 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.
In a statement signed by his chief press secretary, the governor enjoined all aspirants in the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti to resign whatever office they are holding.