A former governor of Ekiti State and current minister of mines and steel development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has formally declared for governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Party, APC for ahead of the Ekiti State gubernatorial election fixed for July 14th this year.
He declared on Saturday, April 14 at the state party secretariat, Ado Ekiti, the state capital in a mammoth crowd of his supporters
Fayemi said the party will deploy everything within the constitution to ensure that whoever emerges in the May 5 primary will triumph over the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He said, “I was ode, sugomu alatarodo before, now mo ti sa pro pro”. They will accuse us of so many things. They will accuse us of using federal might, but we will not care”, Fayemi said. “We will use local, state and federal power to take over Ekiti from a rapacious and government being run by brigand in Ekiti.
Fayemi, who was the governor between October 16, 2010, to October 15, 2014, was defeated in the last election held on June 21, 2014, by Governor Ayodele Fayose.