Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has requested these aggrieved over his God’s chosen candidate as successor to go away the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Fayose stated on Monday that he wouldn’t apologise for selecting Deputy Governor Kolapo Olusola-Eleka as a result of he was directed by God to make the selection.
He stated he is not going to apologise for adopting his deputy Olusola-Eleka as PDP’s governorship candidate for the 2018 governorship election.
He additionally instructed the previous Minister of Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, and different aggrieved PDP aspirants that they had been free to go away the PDP for different events.
He stated at a PDP rally on Monday in Ado Ekiti to formally endorse his deputy governor.
“Olusola never said he wanted to be deputy governor, but God instructed me to pick him. I said we will go together after our tenure, but God said I should allow him to stay; that what I said was my own opinion,” Fayoe instructed the large crowd.
Former minister of state for works, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye; a serving senator, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi; and Nigeria’s former envoy in Canada, Mr. Dare Bejide, had indicated curiosity within the PDP’s ticket for the July 14 governorship ballot, NAN reviews.
The trio, together with a former Fayose aide and justice commissioner, Mr. Owoseeni Ajayi, had collectively rejected the adoption of Olusola-Eleka because the PDP’s sole candidate and described the step as “pedestrian and undemocratic”.
But Fayose, who spoke on the rally held at Okesa space, stated that he was not rattled by the unfavorable utterances hurled at him over his alternative.
“The PDP has taken a position which we think is in the best interest of the state; we shall not be distracted by those opposed to this step,” he stated.
He expressed confidence that the PDP would win the July 14 election “by God’s grace”.
Fayose stated that the massive turnout of individuals for the rally was a sworn statement of PDP’s reputation in Ekiti, and warned these pondering of rigging the election to perish that thought because the folks would resist that.
He stated that his administration had achieved rather a lot within the areas of infrastructure.
“We have improved on infrastructural development. We built a flyover at Oja Oba market and also built a new governor’s office. We have executed many projects,” he stated.
He dismissed allegations that his authorities had borrowed N56 billion, and declared that he had not borrowed “even a dime” since he got here into workplace.
“Let my opponents know that the elections are not won by propaganda. If they are sure of what they are saying, let them tell us the bank that gave the loan and also produce the papers leading to the transactions,” he stated. (NAN)