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EKSG to Revive Cocoa Production

Posted: April 3, 2012 at 10:12 am

Ekiti State Government is set to revive Cocoa and palm oil production in the State. The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Otunba Remi Bodunrin made this known in a meeting with the representatives of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ado. The Commissioner who highlighted the key areas of industrial development as regards […]


EKSG to Sustain Social Security Scheme

Posted: April 3, 2012 at 10:04 am

The Commissioner for Labour, Productivity and Human Capital Development, Hon. Wole-Adewumi has again assured elderly citizens in Ekiti State that the Social Security Scheme initiated by Dr. Kayode Fayemi for them would be sustained by the present administration and others coming after it. The Commissioner gave the assurance while monitoring the payment of March, 2012 […]


Head of Service Commends Association of South West Auditors-General for Local Government

Posted: April 3, 2012 at 9:52 am

The Head of Service, Mr. Bunmi Famosaya, has commended the newly created Association of the South-West Auditors-General for Local Governments for coming up with the vision to form the Association. Receiving the leadership of the Association who paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Ado-Ekiti, Mr. Famosaya mni appreciated the Association for setting […]


Fayemi Swears In New Judge, Promises More Support For Judiciary

Posted: April 2, 2012 at 9:36 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Monday swore in Mr. Abiodun Emmanuel Adesodun, as a new Judge of the State High Court with a pledge to give more support to the Judiciary to ensure dispensation of justice. Fayemi who performed the ceremony at the Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti said the new judge deserved the appointment having […]


Fayemi, Ghana’s Vice President, Canvass Better Education Policy

Posted: April 1, 2012 at 2:10 pm

The need to accord greater attention to education in most African countries formed the focus of discussion at the convocation ceremony of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti at the weekend as the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Vice President of Ghana, Dr John Mahama and Director General, UNIDO, Dr Kandeh Yumkella identified the disconnect between […]


Ekiti cancels Saturday’s Environmental Sanitation Exercise

Posted: March 29, 2012 at 7:25 pm

 This month’s environmental sanitation exercise, billed for Saturday, March 31st will no longer  hold in the state, following its cancellation by the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi.. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, the cancellation of the sanitation exercise is to pave way for unhindered flow of vehicular and […]


Women Affairs Commissioner Solicits Support for Women and Children

Posted: March 29, 2012 at 9:14 am

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Social Development and Gender Empowerment, Mrs Fola Richie-Adewusi has solicited support of Care-taker Chairmen of Local Governments in the state for the implementation of policies and programmes on women and children. Speaking during an advocacy visit to the Care-taker Chairmen of Ekiti East and Ikole Local Councils, Mrs […]


Ekiti Plans Fun-Packed Easter Holiday

Posted: March 29, 2012 at 9:08 am

Bliss Party Planners, an event manager, children and party entertainers in conjunction with Ekiti State Bureau of Tourism Development is organizing a family funfair for families, schools and fun seekers during the forth-coming Easter festivities. The two day event which is tagged “Easter Family funfair” is scheduled to hold at Fajuyi Memorial Park, Ado-Ekiti on […]


Fayemi Laments NULGE Boss, Others’ Death In Road Crash

Posted: March 28, 2012 at 9:36 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has expressed shock over the death of the Chairman of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ekiti State Chapter, Mr. Ayo Afolalu and three others in a road crash on Tuesday. The Governor described the incident as a colossal tragedy for labour activism and the quest for better […]


Ekiti Varsity To honour Ghanaian VP, UNIDO DG, Prof Tamuno

Posted: March 28, 2012 at 8:59 am

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr John Dramani Mahama, is among three eminent international figures to be honoured with honourary doctorate degrees by the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti as part of activities marking the  institution’s 17th convocation ceremony and 30th anniversary on Saturday. Others are the Director General, United Nation’s Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Dr Kandeh Yumkella and Professor Emeritus […]

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