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SPEECH: Women Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow – The Ekiti Experience

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 4:04 pm

KEY NOTE ADDRESS AT FIDA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY, ADO-EKITI JULY 10TH 2014  BY BISI ADELEYE-FAYEMI, WIFE OF EKITI STATE GOVERNOR. PROTOCOLS It gives me great pleasure to be here this morning. I thank the leadership of FIDA-EKITI for inviting me to address this conference as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. I congratulate you all on what you have been …

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SPEECH: Care Of The Elderly – The SouthWest Perspective

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 11:59 am

Keynote Remarks by His Excellency Dr. Kayode FAYEMI Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria at the Senior Citizens Care Foundation’s National Workshop Theme: Care of the Elderly – The Southwest Perspective Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Protocols I will like to start by expressing my heartfelt gratitude to our very distinguished elder statesman, His Excellency Prince Bola Ajibola, …

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Ekiti Social Security, Beacon For Betterment Of Nigerians – Fayemi

Posted: July 9, 2014 at 4:32 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has stated that the replication of the Social Security Scheme of his administration by four other States in the country is a proof that the Ekiti-pioneered programme has bettered the lot of aged citizens beyond the boundaries of Ekiti State. Speaking at the national workshop of the Senior Citizens …

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FEATURES: Ekiti Poll: My Take Away

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 9:21 am

As the ink is yet to dry on the analysis of the results of the recent Ekiti poll and the landslides that are reminiscent of 1983 under the now-defunct NPN (National Party of Nigeria) now seems like child’s play, I feel compelled to comment for many reasons, which I will summarise below: The Eminent Public …

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FEATURES: The Winners In Ekiti Guber Election

Posted: July 1, 2014 at 1:24 pm

The crusading cleric and columnist, Gabriel Akinnadewo, in his book, “Here comes the Commander-in-Chief” said: “Since the end of the Nigerian Civil War in 1970, Nigeria has fought many wars. Yes, wars because election in this country is war. We fought in 1979, 1983, 1993, 1999, 2003 and 2007. Another one is coming in 2011…” …

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FEATURES: The Stone The Builders Rejected

Posted: July 1, 2014 at 1:08 pm

I met John Kayode Fayemi sometime in 1984 when we were both Student Activists at the University of Lagos. He graduated in 1985; I graduated in 1987. He represented Eni Njoku Hall while I came from Moremi Hall to serve on an ad-hoc committee on some issue then. Kayode was the calm, studious type; never …

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Fayemi Greets Muslims As Ramadan Fasting Begins

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 7:03 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Muslims for witnessing another season of Ramadan. Governor Fayemi in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, described Ramadan as “the glory of all months in the Islamic calendar”, adding that Ramadan fast is one of the five pillars of Islam that Muslims must …

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FEATURES: Fayose, Fayemi And Fate

Posted: June 27, 2014 at 4:31 pm

It seemed like a reckless boast when Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose declared few hours to the Ekiti gubernatorial polls last weekend: “He did it before, he is set to do it again.  He left office on October 16, 2006, and will surely return on October 16, 2014, by God’s grace.” Did Fayose eat too much …

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FEATURES: In A Class Of His Own

Posted: June 27, 2014 at 4:17 pm

With his spirit of sportsmanship atypical of the average Nigerian politician, the country sure needs more of a Kayode Fayemi in its quest for an egalitarian society, writes Ojo M. Maduekwe “Following the gubernatorial election held in the Land of Honour, Ekiti State, Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has officially returned the candidate …

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FEATURES: Did Ekiti Really Win?

Posted: June 27, 2014 at 3:49 pm

Last Saturday’s election in Ekiti State has produced, expectedly, an outpouring of commentaries, ‘lessons’, to be learnt and of course congratulatory messages to the governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, who won by a large majority, approaching a landslide. of the issues begging for explanation as a senior academic colleague …

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