Fayemi inaugurates CoS, SSG, two others

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, today sworn-in four new
members of the State Executive Council with a charge on them to
immediately swing into action and offer only the best of services to
the people.
Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Osuntoku Pavilion,
Government House, Fayemi said the new cabinet members were appointed
based on their track record, expertise and experience, and as such,
must immediately settle down in office and inject new ideas to
reinvigorate the government machinery to the overall benefit of the
Addressing the appointees, the governor said their immediate mandate
was to correct whatever needed correction as well as discharge their
duties with fairness and courtesies to everyone.
The governor said, “You will recall that at the inauguration of this
government, I made a declaration of our cardinal programmes to be
anchored on the four pillars of Social Investment; Knowledge Economy;
Infrastructure and Industrial Development; and Agriculture and Rural
I, therefore, wish to admonish the newly inaugurated appointees that
much confidence has been reposed in them and what are expected of them
are total commitment and dedication to Ekiti state and the attainment
of these four cardinal programmes. We must all work together to make
genuine efforts at reclaiming our land”.
The governor, who hinted that they may discover alarming facts on the
current state of affairs, however urged them to swing into action
immediately to correct whatever needed to be corrected.
Fayemi admonished them to step up performance as nothing short of
excellence is expected from them in the discharge of their duties,
particularly considering the peculiar situation of the state.
The newly appointed cabinet members are Attorney General and
Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda; Commissioner for
Finance, Mr.Oladapo Kolawole; Secretary to the State Government, Mr
Biodun Oyebanji and the Chief of Staff, Mr Biodun Omoleye.
Governor Fayemi used the occasion to assure everyone that the process
of appointment was a continuous one, adding that all strata of Ekiti
community would be represented.
Responding on behalf of the appointees, the Chief of Staff, Biodun
Omoleye thanked Governor Fayemi for counting them worthy to be part of
a progressive and forward-looking administration, assuring that they
would key into the vision and mission of the government and offer
nothing but the best to move the state forward.
At the event were the Deputy Governor of Ekiti state, Chief Bisi
Egbeyemi, Wife of Ekiti state governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, APC party
leader, traditional rulers and top government functionaries.

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