Just In: APC Suspends Governor Fayemi Of Ekiti State

The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has today suspended the Executive Governor of Ekiti Kayode Fayemi. This was revealed in a report by Channels TV. Referring to a statement released by the party on Friday, the governor was suspended due to “his numerous anti-party activities, especially his role in the recently concluded governorship election in Edo State which is contrary to the provisions of Article 21 (A) (ii) of the APC constitution.” The party claimed that Governor Fayemi also hosted PDP member, Mr Femi…

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COVID-19: Governor Fayemi, A.G & Multiple Aides Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Ekiti State Are Recuperating, Health Commissioner Says

The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, some aides to Governor Kayode Fayemi as well as the Executive Governor have all tested positive for COVID-19. Mr Fapohunda took to Twitter to announce his health status, while this was also corroborated by the Ekiti State Commissioner of Health, Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, on Monday evening. “The result of my second COVID-19 test came out positive today. In line with the established protocols, I have commenced a period of self-isolation. In my absence, all state legal matters should be referred…

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Ekiti State’s Governor Fayemi, Test Positive For COVID-19

The Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has tested positive for Coronavirus. “I’m generally ok and I’m already self isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. “I’m delegating critical tasks to my deputy but will continue routine duty from home.” See tweet from the Governor’s verified Twitter handle below;

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DAWN Boss Lauds Governor Fayemi And The Robust Tourism Institution In Ekiti-State

The Ekiti state helmsman Dr John Kayode Fayemi has been described as a Governor who possesses a solid robust sense of governance and cosmopolitan developmental vision. The Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission, DAWN Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye made this observation while hosting Ambassador Wale Ojo -Lanre, the Senior Special Assistant, Tourism Development to Ekiti State Governor who paid him a visit in his office, located in Cocoa House, Ibadan, Oyo State. Ambassador Ojo – Lanre said his visit to DAWN Commission was propelled by the need to acquaint…

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Governor Fayemi Rises Against Hunger During Lockdown In Ekiti

Fayemi rises up against hunger during the lockdown in Ekiti -WALE OJO-LANRE Ekiti State kicks off palliative measures for the vulnerable in all 16LGAs this morning. The first batch is for 20,000 households and will be distributed through a vulnerable families list generated from the World Bank Single Register of vulnerable persons in Ekiti State. Each pack is specifically for one household and not for a street or community to share. This is the beginning of a series of support for Ekiti residents on the COVID-19 pandemic. Distribution to beneficiaries…

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COVID-19: Ekiti-State Records First Coronavirus Related Death in Nigeria

The Ekiti-State government announced 3 cases of Coronavirus virus today. The index case being imported; a foreign national on a short visit to Nigeria while the other 2 are Nigerians. The foreigner who later died is the first Coronavirus related death recorded in Nigeria since the outbreak. Find press statement below: 1.This morning, the Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, announced a positive case of Corona Virus in a patient in Ekiti State. 2. The Ekiti State Taskforce on Covid-19, headed by His Excellency Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, can…

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EKITI-STATE GOVERNOR QUERIES TRADITIONAL RULERS (PELUPELU OBAS IN EKITI)

In a letter dated 11 of March 2020 by the Bureau of Chieftaincy Affairs  and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Adeoye A.O; notable monarchs in Ekiti-State have been asked to respond to a query within 72 hours in writing why they have been absent from the state’s statutory traditional council’s meeting and state official functions since August 2019. The inactions of these Obas without prior notice/ excuse / justification is deemed inimical to the proper administration of the institution they represent. Our sources have it that this development is as…

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