Ekiti State Government

Fayemi Reshuffles Ekiti Permanent Secretaries

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 9:05 pm

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has reshuffled Permanent Secretaries in a move to re position the civil service in the state. The shake-up affected nineteen permanent secretaries who were moved to new Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), while ten retained their positions. A statement signed by the Acting Head of Service, Mrs. Olapeju Babafemi, said […]


EKSG Lifts Embargo on Ecobank, GTbank, Zenith Bank

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 8:33 pm

…MDAs, workers now free to bank with all financial institutions Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has lifted the embargo placed on some banks by the immediate past administration. The Fayose-led administration had in May 2016 placed a “non-patronage” ban on three banks- Ecobank, GTbank and Zenith Bank Plc and forbade government Ministries, Departments and […]


No Plan to Ban Okada Operations- Ekiti Govt

Posted: December 6, 2018 at 10:35 pm

The Ekiti State Government said, yesterday, that it has no intention to proscribe commercial motorcycle operation popularly known as Okada riders in the state. The Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi said this while receiving, in audience, the state executive of Okada Riders Association in his office, Ado Ekiti. He said that the intention of the state government was […]


Security: Ekiti Govt Presents Cash Gift to Slain Soldier’s Widow

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Ekiti State Government has presented cash gift to Mrs Aisha Attahiru Abdulquadir, widow of Lance Corporal Attah Abdulquadir, the soldier who lost his life on 24th October 2018 while on duty in Ogotun Ekiti. Presenting the gift, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, said the gesture was borne out of government’s concern […]


Ekiti Government to Attract More Youths Into Commercial Agriculture- Fayemi

Posted: December 1, 2018 at 12:44 am

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says he will revive and expand the state’s Youth Commercial Agriculture Development (YCAD) programme by attracting more youths to the scheme. Fayemi told the newsmen on the sidelines of the AgraInnovate West Africa 2018 conference and exhibition in Lagos that his administration planned to employ 1,500 youths under the […]


Stop Carrying Arms, Ekiti Govt. Warns Herdsmen

Posted: November 23, 2018 at 6:10 am

The Ekiti State Government on Thursday said it would effect the arrest of any herdsman caught with arms. The Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, made this known at a peace meeting held with representatives of herders and farmers at the Government House in Ado-Ekiti. The meeting followed recent attacks against farmers by suspected herdsmen. Egbeyemi, […]


Fayemi Reinstates Five Retired Permanent Secretaries

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 10:53 am

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has reinstated five permanent secretaries who were retired from the state civil service by the immediate past administration of Mr Ayodele Fayose. Their reinstatement followed the hearing of their petitions by the National Human Rights Commission, which declared that they were unfairly treated. A statement by the Chief […]


Fayemi Commissions Ekiti Sector Command of The Federal Road Safety Corps

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 5:03 pm

The Governor of Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi has commissioned the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) office for Ekiti sector command, Ado Ekiti with a promise to collaborate with it in his drive towards ensuring that avoidable accidents are prevented on our roads. Fayemi, who assured the command in providing a conducive environment for proper […]


Union Clash: Ekiti Government to Proscribe Drivers’ Union

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 9:14 pm

…As NURTW, RETEAN Sign Peace Accord Ekiti State government has threatened to proscribe the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, over recurring violent clashes and rivalries. The Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, gave the warning at the signing of peace accord by the leadership of the […]


Ekiti Lauded Fayemi on Needs Assessment Programme 

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Ekiti people have applauded Governor Kayode Fayemi administration for conducting citizens policy consultation exercise across the sixteen local government areas of the state to assess the needs of the grassroots populace. The stakeholders comprising members of the communities, traditional councils, artisans, traders, farmers among others spoke with renew vision on the various needs of the […]