Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has prompt former President Olusegun Obasanjo to emulate statesmen like former Head of State, general Abdulsalami Abubakar.
consistent with the governor, Abubakar and other statesmen who work hard to maintain Nigeria stable and united don’t see themselves as saints.
Fayose said this whereas answering questions after a visit to the previous defense force head of state in his Abuja place of abode.
A observation via the executive Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday, quoted the governor as praising Abubakar for his roles, particularly ahead of and after the 2015 basic elections, in ensuring balance within the usa.
In his remarks, Abubakar congratulated Fayose on his election as Chairman of the Peoples Democratic birthday celebration Governors’ discussion board.
He additionally mentioned he had been reading about Fayose’s activities as a number one opposition determine in Nigeria.
He added that democracy needed a virile opposition to thrive and make growth and counseled Fayose for the quite a lot of developmental tasks being finished in Ekiti State.
requested via reporters if he would embark on this kind of discuss with to Obasanjo, Fayose stated, “Former President Olusegun Obasanjo must take a cue from anyone like basic Abdulsalami Abubakar who is working for the cohesion and balance of the u . s . a ..
“President Obasanjo must behave like a real statesman. His main weak spot is that he does no longer see the rest just right in folks or what they do aside from what he does himself.”
in the meantime, the redeployment of the former Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Wilson Ilalegwu, barely three months after he assumed accountability at the state’s command and removal of the state’s head of division of State services and products have generated controversy within the state as Fayose, Speaker, Ekiti State of the house of meeting, Kola Oluwawole, condemned the advance.
The governor raised the alarm that he was no longer privy to the redeployment of the protection chiefs, adding that the motion undermines his workplace.
Fayose stated that as the chief safety officer of the state, he should have been knowledgeable concerning the reposts.
“A governor used to be elected and no longer appointed. but if those already posted from Buhari’s state have come to do some hatchet job in Ekiti, they will have to have a rethink. Ekiti could be very peaceful, nobody should come and destabilise it. These are steps taken ahead of 2018 governorship election. The Federal executive must now not do the rest funny,” he mentioned.
Oluwawole, condemning the federal government, mentioned that removing of the 2 safety chiefs was once to actualise the plan of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal executive to arrest the lawmakers.
He introduced that Ekiti individuals and the lawmakers have been fully in the back of Fayose.
talking in the same vein, Ekiti team spirit Agenda, an umbrella body of elders within the state claimed that the redeployment used to be politically encouraged as a former Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, Abdullah Chaffe, an indigene of Katsina State, took cost of police command in Ekiti.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the workforce said, “We note with consternation the redeployment of the Director of department of State products and services, Abdulfata Mohammed, an indigene from Katsina State. Ekiti Elders team spirit Agenda believes the posting of the two men from President Muhammadu Buhari’s state cannot be a mere accident making an allowance for the role of Governor Ayodele Fayose as a leading voice of the opposition in the us of a.
“we now have every cause to suspect that their postings are to actualise some sinister agenda and to gag officers of the state executive and almost definitely heat up the polity to prepare the bottom for an emergency rule. Why is Ekiti the only target of repost of security chiefs? Are Katsina indigenes the one ones within the police and DSS? The Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu, had barely spent three months in the state, so why the push in redeploying him when the state is taking part in peace and security?”