Ayodele Fayose Inaugurated As Ekiti Governor

Thousands of residents from all walks of life on Thursday trooped to the 60,000 capacity Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti, to witness the inauguration of Ayodele Fayose as governor.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that the stadium was full to capacity with dignitaries especially from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-controlled states in attendance.

In his inaugural speech, Fayose appealed to the media to be objective in the reportage of government activities to ensure peace and development.






     

     

    The governor, who said that the financial position of the state left much to be desired, appealed to the people of the state to cooperate with his government to move the state forward.

    “We shall continue with the people-oriented programmes, rekindle and restore people’s hope and create an enabling environment for the development of the state,” he said.

    Fayose of PDP won the June 21, governorship polls with 203,090 votes, defeating the incumbent governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who scored 120,433 votes.

    Various cultural associations, musicians such as Yinka Ayefele, the Nupe cultural troop known as Igunu and other Yoruba groups added colour to the occasion.

    Join the ICIR WhatsApp channel for in-depth reports on the economy, politics and governance, and investigative reports.

    Support the ICIR

    We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

    Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

    If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here


    Support the ICIR

    We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

    - Advertisement

    Recent

    - Advertisement