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Fayemi, Fayose disagree on social security scheme

Punch (Monday, April 21, 2014):  by Femi Makinde

Fayose and Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and a former Governor of the state, Mr. Ayo Fayose, have disagreed on which administration started the payment of stipend to aged citizens in the state.

Fayose had claimed at a campaign rally in Ayegbaju and Oye-Ekiti on Saturday that it was wrong for anybody to say that Fayemi administration started the payment of stipend to aged people in the state.   More....

Fayemi, APC afraid of me –Fayose

Punch (Monday, April 21, 2014):  by Leke Baiyewu

Ayo Fayose

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has accused Governor Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress of intimidating him and his campaign organisation.

Fayose, a former governor of the state, while speaking to our correspondent on Saturday, alleged that the government has been frustrating his political campaigns in the state ahead of the June 21, 2014, governorship election.   More....

Ekiti, not a good place to rig elections —Fayemi

Punch (Monday, April 21, 2014):  by John Alechenu

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said the people of the state would resist any attempt to rig the forth coming governorship election.

Fayemi said this in an interview with journalists in Ado Ekiti on Saturday. He was reacting to a statement credited to Vice-President Namadi Sambo.

Sambo was quoted as saying that for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, the elections in Ekiti and Ondo states were akin to going to “war.   More....

I initiated social security scheme for the elderly, says Fayose

The Nation (Monday, April 21, 2014):  Posted by: Sulaiman Salawudeen in News

•APC: he’s lying to win cheap favour

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has said he started the social security scheme for the elderly people in the state during his tenure as governor.

Fayose spoke at the weekend while on campaign tour of wards in Ayegbaju and Oye Ekiti.

“It is not true that Fayemi started the monthly payment for the elderly in the state,” he said.   More....

Residents root for Ekiti governor

The Nation (Monday, April 21, 2014):  Posted by: Sulaiman Salawudeen in News

Residents of communities in Ekiti State are praying for the success of Governor Kayode Fayemi in the governorship election.

Speaking in Iro-Ekiti, a resident, Madam Rachael Ayantunde said the governor has done a lot to make her happy, adding: “I can point to three things which he has done for me. One is that since the death of Saliu Adeoti, he has been feeding me and when they brought the Owo Arugbo (money for the elderly – Social Seciurity stipend), they have been giving me; he has supported me to complete my house which you can see there.   More....
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