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Ekiti govís lodge too expensive for me Ė Fayose

Daily Trust (Tuesday, October 21, 2014):  Written by Doyin Adebusuyi, Ado Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose said yesterday that the newly inaugurated governorís lodge, built by the former governor, Kayode Fayemi, will be too expensive for his government to maintain.

Fayose, who said this while swearing-in the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Beatrice Alade and special assistants, also promised that his government would reserve 35 per cent of appointments for women.

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Traditional ruler expresses fear over youths restiveness in Ekiti

Punch (Tuesday, October 21, 2014):  CONSIDERING recent high rise of restiveness among youths in Ekiti State, a monarch, His Royal Highness, Oba Sunday Ekundayo, the Oluroye of Iroko Ekiti, in Ijero Local Government Area of the state, has charged parents to prioritise the teaching of moral to their wards while advising the new administration to create more jobs.

The monarch made the call while addressing newsmen at the conferment of honorary doctorate award on the Shepherd in-charge, Celestial Church of Christ, Onala Parish Ibadan, Pastor Kolawole Olakanmi, where youths were advised to embrace the ways of the Lord.   More....

Fayose, Fayemi trade words over new governorís lodge

Nigerian Tribune (Tuesday, October 21, 2014):  Sam Nwaoko -Ado-Ekiti

GOVERNOR AyÚdele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Monday, flayed the former governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, for expending over N3.3 billion on a new governorís lodge, saying the project was ďill-conceived and a misplaced priority.Ē

Fayose made the statement while administering oaths on the newly appointed Secretary to the State Government, Dr (Mrs) Modupe Alade and other special assistants in Ado Ekiti, on Monday.

The governor berated Fayemi for expending such a staggering sum in building an edifice for his comfort, even when the masses were facing serious hardship and challenge of abject poverty.   More....

Ekiti Assembly suspends recess, resumes sitting

Nigerian Tribune (Tuesday, October 21, 2014):  Sam Nwaoko - Ado-Ekiti

THE Ekiti State House of Assembly has announced the suspension of the controversial 30-day recess it announced on Thursday, saying it would resume activities today (Tuesday) ďin the interest of Ekiti public.Ē

Nigerian Tribune gathered in Ado Ekiti on Monday that the 26 members of the House had met on Monday and were said to have agreed that the House should resume immediately.

The Speaker of the House, Dr Adewale Omirin, had, on Thursday, announced a 30-day recess to commence on Friday, October 17, the day after the swearing-in of Mr AyÚ Fayose as the governor of the state.   More....

Fayose blasts Fayemi for spending N3.3bn on Govís Lodge

Vanguard (Tuesday, October 21, 2014):  As Ekiti Assembly suspends 30-day recess

By Gbenga Ariyibi

Ado-EkitióEkiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has condemned his predecessor, Kayode Fayemi, for committing N3.3 billion to the construction of a Governorís Lodge built at the twilight of his administration.

The governor stated his position in Ado Ekiti yesterday while administering oath of office on the new Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Modupe Alade and other Special Assistants.
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