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Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Friday, February 12, said he is not to be probed the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

He said he ensures his administration follows due process, knowing well that there are many 'enemies' waiting for a chance to get at him.

Fayose said this at the  foundation stone-laying ceremony of the modern Erekesan Market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state capital.

Also reacting to the plot of some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in state to dump the party, Fayose said those involved in the scheme should leave the party without delay as he is less bothered of their intended deflection.

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It has been speculated that former Acting governor of the state, Hon. Tope Ademiluyi, ex-envoy to Republic of Congo, Princess Jolaade Onipede and over 30 aggrieved PDP stalwarts are planning to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He said: “I am not scared by these defection threats. If you want to go, you better leave now. I always rely on the masses rather than politicians, because they don’t betray like politicians.

“Politics is a game and we shall play it for them in 2018. When you make the people your pillar, you will never fail. I am confident that I will defeat them if election is held here 20 times, because I make the masses the pillar of support."

Fayose however promised that all market men and women in the state will have cause to rejoice upon completion of the project.

“It is always very difficult when structures like this are being demolished. But it takes a leader with great heart to take a bold step like this. What Ekiti needs is a bold leader and not a weakling, we don’t need a weakling", he said.

According to the Governor, the project would be completed in 18-months' time.

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