Why I want to be Ekiti governor again - Fayemi
Kayode Fayemi has called on Ekiti people to vote for him, According to him, he was running for office to eradicate poverty - He thanked the people for coming out in spite of the threat from Fayose Dr Kayode Fayemi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Saturday election in Ekiti, on Tuesday, July 10, said he wanted to rule the state again to eradicate poverty among the people. He stated this at APC’s final rally ahead of the election at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday. Fayemi, who was governor of the state from 2010 to 2014, told the crowd that his successor, Governor Ayodele Fayose impoverished the citizens by not paying salaries and pensions. According to him, Fayose deliberately deprived civil servants, teachers and pensioners their eight months’ salaries, pensions and gratuity, because he wanted to punish and make them beg for money on the streets.