Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti
Ekiti Home of Meeting has denied insinuations in some quarters that a few of its members are harbouring ill-feelings in opposition to Governor Kayode Fayemi.
The 26 lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC) acknowledged their relationship with the Governor stays ‘intact’ and ‘unshakable’.
They mentioned the manager and legislature have mutual respect, saying this might be explored to overtake each sector of the financial system to learn the downtrodden lots, fairly than sabotaging the system.
The clarifications got here on the wake of alleged declare by the Particular Adviser to the President on Political Issues, Senator Babafemi Ojudu that some members of the Meeting have been feeding him with paperwork and knowledge of infractions allegedly perpetrated by Fayemi within the operating of the state.
The presidential aide and Fayemi have been at loggerheads over the latter’s alleged poor efficiency and dictatorial model in operating the affairs of the social gathering, resulting in confrontation between the duo.
Reacting to the declare, the Chairman, Home Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon Yemisi Ayokunle on Sunday maintained the Ojudu’s unscathing remarks have been supposed to trigger disaffection between the manager and legislature to derail governance.
“Ordinarily, we might not have dignified the erstwhile Senator with a response, however due to the evil machinations of human minds and the opportunity of some gullible minds believing his lies, he shouldn’t be allowed to go away together with his blue homicide and barefaced lies.
“We, as a Home and with all emphasis at our disposal categorically state that there’s no member of our revered Meeting that has any relationship with the ex-Senator.
“We’re males of integrity. We’re a set of targeted representatives of our individuals, who can’t be swayed by a personality like Ojudu who prefers to rule in hell than serve in paradise”.
The lawmakers challenged the Senator to come back clear to substantiate the allegation with verifiable information and level out the personalities concerned within the accusation.
“With our data of the efficiency and relevance of the previous Senator in Ekiti politics, the common query our individuals have all the time requested him is: Senator Ojudu the place are your lots?
“The sixth Meeting is just too targeted in making legal guidelines for the nice of our individuals. We’re doing this in energetic collaboration with the opposite arms of presidency particularly the Government arm.
“We’re certainly glad that each one the efforts of excellent governance have been made doable by the enabling legal guidelines emanating from the Home.
They’re yielding optimistic outcomes, regardless of the overall dwindling monetary assets. All people can see these besides the ostrich amongst us, just like the Senator.
“The roads infrastructure are there for everybody to see: Oye-Otun; Aramoko- Erijiyan; New Ado- Iyin Highway; Airport venture; Agbado-Omuo; Ilupeju-Igbemo and so on.
Solely within the week the contract for the dualisation of Ado-Akure street, influenced by the Governor was awarded by the Federal Government Council” .
The lawmakers suggested Ojudu to look elsewhere for his co-travellers within the alleged determined bid to recruit these that can assist his battle in opposition to the state authorities, saying the meeting won’t ever be concerned in such a sinister journey.