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Fayose to revive Ekiti’s ‘moribund’ education

The Nation (Wednesday, October 22, 2014):  Posted by: Adegunle Olugbamila

• ABUAD holds second convocation

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has promised to revive education in the state. He spoke yesterday at the second convocation of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti.

The governor breached academic protocol when he announced the best graduating student, Miss Oluwatosin Joy Ogunbusola, at the end of his speech.

The best graduating student is usually announced either by the registrar or any high ranking university official.   More....

Fayose slams Ekiti Govt House’s opulence

The Nation (Wednesday, October 22, 2014):  Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has again criticised the Government House built by ex-Governor Kayode Fayemi.

The Ayoba House is one of the legacy projects of the administration, which was inaugurated by Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka.

Fayose’s Special Assistant on Information and social Media, Mr Lere Olayinka, described the project as an act of insensitivity to the plight of Ekiti people.

He told reporters in Ado-Ekiti that no progressive- minded Ekiti man would be happy with the luxury provided with the N3.   More....

Fayose fires education secretaries in LGs

Vanguard (Wednesday, October 22, 2014):  By Gbenga Ariyibi

Ado Ekiti—The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Peter Ayo Fayose has ordered the sack of all the local government education secretaries.

According to a press statement issued in Ado Ekiti, yesterday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Idowu Adelusi, the sack takes immediate effect and the affected secretaries are to hand over government property in their care to the most senior officers next to them.

The Education Secretaries were appointed by the erstwhile government led by Dr Kayode Fayemi in all the 16 local government areas of the state to take care of education related matters in each of the councils.   More....

Fayemi spent N50m on two beds, says Fayose

Punch (Wednesday, October 22, 2014):  by Kamarudeen Ogundele

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, of spending N50m on beds in his and his wife’s bedrooms in the newly built Ekiti State Government House.

He claimed in a statement made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday that what was spent on the two bedrooms, their toilets and bathrooms was in the region of N100m.

The statement titled “N3.3bn new Government House Is Fayemi’s Show of Wickedness To Ekiti People,” was signed by his Special Assistant on Information and Social Media, Mr.   More....

Ekiti: Fayose, Fayemi intensify bickerings over N84bn debt

Daily Sun (Wednesday, October 22, 2014):  By WOLE BALOGUN, Ado Ekiti

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday continued to lock horns over the state’s debt profile.Fayose had claimed that Fayemi left a debt of N84 billion for the state at his inauguration. He also flayed the former governor for building the new Governor’s Lodge, Ayoba House, for a whooping N3.3 billion.

Speaking on behalf of his principal, Special Assistant on Information and Social Media to Fayose, Mr.   More....
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