Why Ekiti voted for me – Fayemi
From Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
Barely few days to the celebration of his first year in office the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday broke silence on why the people of the state overwhelmingly voted for him during the July 14 , 2018 governorship election.
The Governor explained that he emerged victorious due to equitable distribution of projects across all the 133 towns of the state during his first term in office.
Fayemi, whose second term will clock one year on October 16, said he won’t disappoint or renege on his promise to ensure even distribution of developmental projects to all communities, in the spirit of fairness .
During that time, Fayemi said he executed over 800 projects across all the towns, translating to a minimum of six projects per community, aside from Ado Ekiti the state capital which he said facilitated his victory in the keenly contested poll.
Fayemi defeated Former Governor Ayodele Fayose’s anointed candidate of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) and ex-deputy governor of the state, Prof Kolapo Olusola in the guberbtorial election.
Speaking at the 30th Ijurin Day celebration in Ijurin Ekiti yesterday, the Governor , represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji said his administration will ensure even spread of projects so that all communities can enjoy the dividends of democracy.
The Chief of Staff to the Governor , Mr. Biodun Omoleye commended the people for supporting the Fayemi-led administration and urged them to continue to partner the government to discharge the duty of making Ekiti great and develop in all facets .
Omoleye promised that the Fayemi-led government will not fail the people of Ekiti State as the administration is poised to give a new lease of life to the citizenry.
The Ojurin of Ijurin Ekiti, Oba Adeyemi Afolabi, solicited the continued cooperation of all indigenes of the community to promote socio-economic of the town.