Press Releases

Eso, An Incomparable Legal Giant – Fayemi

Posted: November 16, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has expressed regret over the death of retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Kayode Eso, describing his passage as a “big blow to the Judiciary in particular and the nation at large.” Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode, also described Eso as “an incomparable legal […]


Saraki’s Death, End Of An Era

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 3:20 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of the Second Republic Senate Leader, Dr. Olusola Saraki, as “the end of an era of one of Nigeria’s political legends.” Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, said Saraki bestrode the political terrain of Kwara State and the North […]


Gov Fayemi To Deliver Open Society Foundation Lecture

Posted: November 5, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi will on Wednesday deliver the 2012 lecture of the Open Society Foundations during its Africa Coordinating Group’s  biannual meeting holding in Accra, Ghana between November 7th to 9th . According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, My Olayinka Oyebode, Governor Fayemi will be speaking on “The Challenge of […]


Fayemi Condems UNIPORT Killing, Calls For Justice

Posted: October 11, 2012 at 10:53 am

PRESS RELEASE Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has condemned the gruesome killing of four students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT). The Governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr  Yinka Oyebode, described the murder of the students as barbaric, wicked, unacceptable and reprehensible. Fayemi deplored the resort to jungle justice […]


Ekiti State Government Withdraws Recognition From NUT

Posted: October 9, 2012 at 5:53 pm

PRESS RELEASE Following the security threat posed by the unguarded activities of the state’s chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Ekiti State Government has withdrawn its recognition from the Union in the state with immediate effect. Henceforth, the State Government would deal directly with teachers in its employment and not through the NUT as it […]


Segun Oni’s Aide’s Arrest Over Disruption Of TDNA Has Vindicated Us

Posted: October 8, 2012 at 4:29 pm

The arrest of Mr Lere Olayinka, an aide of ousted Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Segun Oni, has vindicated the position held by the State Government that  some disgruntled politicians were at the roots of the various labour crises in the state. Men of the Ekiti State Police Command on Monday arrested Olayinka while  disrupting the Teachers Development […]


LATEEF ADEGBITE: Nigeria Has Lost A Bridge Builder, Says Fayemi

Posted: September 29, 2012 at 5:26 pm

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of the Secretary General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Dr. Lateef Adegbite as very sad and shocking. The Governor regretted that the country has lost a bridge builder between the North and South who worked tirelessly for the unity and progress […]


Governors Forum Greets Fayemi Over ‘Governor Of The Year Award’

Posted: September 24, 2012 at 7:27 pm

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has congratulated Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on his investiture as “Governor of the Year 2011” by the Leadership Newspaper. Governor Fayemi, had  last Tuesday, in Abuja, received the Leadership’s Governor of the Year Award’ at a ceremony where former Defence Minister, Lt Gen. Theophilus Danjuma and the Speaker, […]


NULGE’s Unfounded Allegation On N1BN Illegal Deduction

Posted: August 26, 2012 at 8:39 pm

The attention of the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has been drawn to the spurious allegation by the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Ekiti State Chapter, accusing him of illegally deducting N1billion from the monthly allocations meant for the 16 local government councils in the state. The allegation which is not […]


Fayemi Greets Muslims At Eid El Fitri

Posted: August 18, 2012 at 3:21 am

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Muslims in the state and the country in general on the successful completion of the 30 days of Ramadan fast. The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode, also urged Muslims to use the period of Eid- el- Fitri to pray for […]