Fayemi unveils agenda as Chairman of Governors’ forum

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled his agenda as Chairman of Governors’ forum. He promised to represent the interests of Nigeria irrespective of their political affiliations. Fayemi made the pledge while delivering his acceptance speech after his election on Wednesday night in Abuja as chairman of the group. According to Fayemi, the forum will


Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled his agenda as Chairman of Governors’ forum.

He promised to represent the interests of Nigeria irrespective of their political affiliations.

Fayemi made the pledge while delivering his acceptance speech after his election on Wednesday night in Abuja as chairman of the group.

According to Fayemi, the forum will partner with the federal government to deepen Democratic government.

He pledged that he will not depose the confidence reposed on him by his colleagues and build on the achievements of his predecessors and success stories of the forum.

He further commended the outgoing chairman and the secretariat for their commitment to states and Nigeria at large.

“We will build on commitment with strong partnership with the Federal Government as federating unit and trash out issues as amicably as possible, in the over all interest of the Country”.

“Whatever we are going to do will be in overall interest of the nation in ensuring that our states are continuously strengthened.

“Our Country derives the benefit of strong, dedicated states to our citizens and the partnership with all arms of government, development partners working with us in the over all interest of Nigeria”.

Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, who is also the outgoing chairman of the forum had said that Fayemi was nominated by Malam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State.

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He said his nomination, was seconded by the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa and unanimously elected by the Governors to lead the forum till 2021.

EKITI STATE GOVERNOR, KAYODE FAYEMI
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