Press Releases

Fayemi Mourns Death Of NUJ Officials In Road Crash

Posted: August 3, 2013 at 9:37 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has expressed shock at the death of three officials of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in a road crash which occurred in Osu, near Ilesa in Osun State.  The Governor in his condolence message described the death of the journalists  as a “big tragedy which cut short the lives of […]


Fayemi, Tambuwal, Others Receive Zik Prize For Leadership

Posted: July 26, 2013 at 6:03 am

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, will on Saturday receive the Zik Prize in Leadership Award (good governance category) during this year’s event holding in Lagos. The award which is coming barely a year after he received the Leadership Newspaper’s Governor of the Year award, is in recognition of his transformational leadership style which has […]


Resist Child Marriage: Ekiti Deputy Governor Tells Children

Posted: July 23, 2013 at 10:50 pm

More knocks has come for the upper chamber of the National Assembly over its endorsement of Child Marriage in the country. The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof Modupe Adelabu, described as unfortunate that those saddled with the responsibility to make laws that would guarantee the future of the country passed a motion to mortgage […]


Old SW States To Launch Awolowo Football Tournament

Posted: July 22, 2013 at 6:58 pm

A regional under-19 football competition in memory of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, will soon kick off among states that formed the bulk of the Old Western Region. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, organizers of the Chief Obafemi Awolowo Football Cup said the under-19 football event will draw young football players […]


VC Lauds Fayemi’s Support For FUOYE’s Pre-degree Programmes

Posted: July 21, 2013 at 5:08 pm

  The authorities of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has hailed Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi’s support for  the institution, especially the recent release of Fiyinfolu/Odundun Comprehensive High School, Ayedun-Ekiti to the university for the take-off of  the School’s Pre-Degree Programmes. The Governor, had recently released the school to the institution for use as site for […]


Fayemi Cautions Politicians Against Violent Acts

Posted: July 17, 2013 at 10:52 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr  Kayode Fayemi has urged politicians in the state to eschew violence and other acts capable of  eroding peace in the state. Governor Fayemi who spoke against the background of Tuesday’s violent clash of factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other pockets of avoidable clashes, said in a statement in Ado-Ekiti that […]


Fayemi Mourns Death Of Fajuyi’s Wife

Posted: July 12, 2013 at 9:28 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed regrets on the death of Mrs Eunice Ayodele Fajuyi. Mrs Fajuyi was the wife of the first Military Governor of the defunct Western Region, the late Lt. Col. Francis Adekunle Fajuyi, who was killed in the July 29, 1966 military coup. Governor Fayemi, in a statement by […]


Fayemi Greets Muslims As Ramadan Commences

Posted: July 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Muslims for witnessing another season of Ramadan. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, the Governor 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 […]


South West Govs Didn’t Shun Flag Off Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Posted: July 8, 2013 at 11:23 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has debunked claims by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that governors of the Southwest states deliberately shunned the flag -off  of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction by President Goodluck Jonathan at the weekend. The PDP had in a statement by its Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Tony […]


Osundare, Adebanwi, Olukoshi , Others Storm Ikogosi Ekiti

Posted: June 16, 2013 at 5:33 pm

Ekiti State Governor, and renowned poet, Prof  Niyi Osundare will be addressing the first set of  participants of  the Ikogosi Graduate Summer School (IGSS), at the Warm Spring Resort, Ikogosi Ekiti on Monday, as Ekiti State commences the first ever Summer School programme for graduate and research students. Prof Osundare of the University of  New Orleans, USA, will give […]