Breaking: Fayemi Sworn in as Ekiti Governor

Dr Kayode Fayemi has been sworn in as the governor of Ekiti State for a second term Tuesday.

Fayemi replaced by erstwhile governor Ayo Fayose in 2014, promised the people of Ekiti State that his government will be transparent and accountable as he begins his second four-year stint in the government house, Ado-Ekiti. He was sworn-in alongside his deputy, Bisi Egbeyemi.

The event which was held in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital had in attendance members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) including the former National Chairman, John Oyegun.

Fayemi who is a former Minister of Solid Mineral and Development was elected as the governor of the state on July 15, 2018, after defeating his opponent, Fayose’s Deputy and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Kolapo Olusola, and over 30 others in a bitterly disputed election.

In his inaugural speech, Fayemi said he was ready to transform the state in the areas of agriculture, tourism, infrastructure and education.

He noted that quality health care is important to the people especially the aged and called on residents to join hands with him in taking the state to greater heights.


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