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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 […]


Fayemi Hails New Senegalese Leader, Macky Sall

Posted: March 28, 2012 at 8:32 am

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated  newly elected  Senegalese President,  Macky Sall, even as he hailed the peaceful conduct of the election in the Francophone country. Fayemi also hailed the people of Senegal for insisting on the sanctity of the ballot and ensuring that their votes count in the two rounds of election held in the West […]


Fayemi Charges Journalists On Objective News Reporting

Posted: March 27, 2012 at 10:16 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has charged the Nigerian press to be objective in their reportage of events and avoid alignment with some individuals who wage unnecessary and unwarranted wars of attrition against perceived enemies within and outside of government. The Governor gave the charge on earlier today in Ado Ekiti at the Correspondents’ Week […]


EKSG Set To Reconstruct Ado-Ikere Road

Posted: March 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm

Relief will soon come the way of people serviced by the Ado-Ikere dual carriage way as the Ekiti State government has concluded plans to reconstruct the pot-hole ridden road. The State Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Mr. Sola Adebayo dropped the hint during the maiden edition of the ministerial press briefing organized by the Ministry […]


Ado-Ekiti To Wear New Look Soon – Adebayo

Posted: March 27, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Contracts for the rehabilitation of all roads entering Ado, the Ekiti State Capital have been awarded to competent contractors and are at various stages of completion. The State Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Mr. Sola Adebayo who made this known while briefing newsmen at the Conference Hall, Old Governors Office Ado Ekiti also hinted that […]