Fayose Governor urges FG to help Ekiti people

The Governor also suggested that the $1b recently earmarked for the war against Boko Haram should be used to tackle the challenges in Nigeria.

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

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The Governor Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal Government to pay attention to the suffering of Ekiti people.

According to Daily Post, Fayose described the situation as Hunger Haram.

The Governor also suggested that the $1b recently earmarked for the war against Boko Haram should be used to tackle the challenges in Nigeria.

Fayose said “Every state has its own peculiarities in terms of security. Ekiti has hunger haram where hunger is catching people everywhere. A lot of people are being kidnapped daily.

“They (the FG) either vote money for me from the $1billion or we share the money for everyone to go and solve their problem.

“I have challenges and I have to be left to handle my challenges. They should give me Ekiti money.

 “My state, we have approached the court for justice, because it is our legitimate right.

“All accruals to the Federal Account must be shared by all the three tiers of government. For me to get justice, I have to go to court, and I have gone to court.”

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Bayelsa Governor supports $1b withdrawal

The Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson has said that the Governors’ Forum’s decision to grant Federal Government permission to utilize one billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account for security was taken in good fate.

Dickson also noted that the decision was not a political one but meant to strengthen the country’s security apparatus.

The Federal Government has constantly maintained that Boko Haram has been technically defeated.

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