The newly sworn-in Ekiti state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has vowed to probe his predecessor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, over the N170 billion loans the last administration incurred to undertake some projects in the state.
He disclosed this today after he was sworn-in by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ayodeji Daramola at exactly 12.17pm amid cheers from admirers and party members.
Fayemi said his government would work hard to bring succour to the populace, by removing the cankerworm of corruption that has eaten deep into the state’s fabrics under the PDP-led government of Governor Ayodele Fayose.
He said his second coming was not to seek vengeance or vindictive but to ensure that the culture of prudence and financial propriety are brought to bear in governance of the state.
Fayemi lamented that the state is indebted to the tune of N170 billion being loans taken to undertake some projects by the last administration but assured that this won’t impede his government from delivering dividends of democracy to the citizens.
President Muhammadu Buhari was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, at the inauguration of the new governor and his deputy, Chief Adebisi Egbeyemi at the Ekiti Parapo Pavilion in Ado Ekiti.
Other dignitaries who graced the event include National APC leader and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Chief Bisi Akande; National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh; former Senate President, Chief Ken Nnamani, Ex-APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and former Ekiti State governors, Otunba Niyi Adebayo and Bamidele Olumilua.
Governors Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Akinwumi Ambode (Lagos), Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), and Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi) were also in attendance