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Fayemi Signs Social Security Bill To Law As Beneficiaries Hits 20,000

Posted: March 18, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Friday signed the Social Security bill into law, even as he restated that the decision of his administration to take care of the elderly citizens was borne out of genuine concern for their welfare in view of the harsh economic condition in the country. The state’s social security scheme, […]


GTBank To Sponsor Ekiti Principal’s Cup

Posted: March 18, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has offered to sponsor Ekiti State Principal’s Cup, an annual football competition among secondary schools in the State. The State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi made this known in Ado Ekiti at the first monthly Keep Fit Exercise held at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium on Saturday. Fayemi  said that the resuscitation of the […]


Don’t Entertain Oni’s Appeal, Ekiti ACN Tells Supreme Court

Posted: March 18, 2012 at 12:26 am

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Ekiti State has urged the Supreme Court not to dignify the appeal filed by ousted Governor Segun Oni with any attention in the latter’s desperate bid to return to the Government House through the backdoor. The party said Oni’s suit at the nation’s apex court has revealed his […]


Erelu Bisi Fayemi Admonishes LACA Officials

Posted: March 17, 2012 at 12:53 am

The Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi has charged the Local Government Caretaker Chairmen, LACA Officials and other relevant stakeholders to step up efforts at combating the HIV/AIDS scourge in the state. Mrs. Fayemi gave the charge at the quarterly SACA/LACA meeting held in Ado. The First Lady who was represented at the […]


Provision Of Potable Water And Regular Electricity Supply Are Our Priorities – Jegede

Posted: March 17, 2012 at 12:40 am

The Special Adviser on Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Mr. Kayode Jegede, has restated the commitment of the Fayemi Administration to the provision of portable water and regular electricity supply in the state Mr. Jegede who made the assertion at a 3-day capacity building retreat for management staff at the Bureau of infrastructure holding at Igbara–Oke, […]


Olayinka Concludes Inspection Of Road Projects

Posted: March 16, 2012 at 9:29 pm

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka yesterday concluded visits to road projects embarked upon by the government of Dr. Kayode Fayemi across the 16 local government areas, warning that government was not going to allow abusage of infrastructure being provided for the communities. Speaking at the end of the programme, she explained that the […]


Ekiti Launches Standard Measure For Markets

Posted: March 15, 2012 at 11:59 pm

The Ekiti State government has inaugurated a customised indigenous standard measure, known as Kongo in local parlance, for use by food stuff sellers across markets in the state. The move is aimed at standardising food measures being used in the sixteen local government areas of the state, and especially to check sharp practices among traders […]


Fayemi Mourns Former IOC Chief Adefope

Posted: March 15, 2012 at 11:43 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has expressed sadness over the death of the former member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Major-General Henry Adefope (rtd). The Governor who conveyed his condolence in a statement on Thursday described Adefope as a man of many parts whose impact was felt in medicine, military, sports administration, labour […]


Fayemi mourns DIG, Haruna, others

Posted: March 15, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr. Haruna John and other three police officers in a helicopter crash on Wednesday as a “big tragedy of monumental proportion.” The Governor in a condolence message on Thursday said the officers’ death in the course of a national […]


Only Performing Contractors Will Get More Jobs – EKSG

Posted: March 15, 2012 at 7:56 pm

Contractors handling the 5 kilometer per local government road projects of the Ekiti State Government have been called upon to expedite action on the jobs so as to secure government’s confidence that is the all important criteria for getting more patronage. Speaking yesterday, at Ise-Ekiti in Ise/Orun local government, Deputy Governor of the State, Mrs. […]

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