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APC Party goes head to head with Fayose, gives him 7 days ultimatum

The APC has given Governor Ayodele Fayose a seven-day ultimatum to account for all monies received by the Governor since the assumption of the position.

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The APC has given Governor Ayodele Fayose a seven-day ultimatum to account for all monies received by the Governor since the assumption of the position.

This development is in reaction to claims by Governor Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, that the former Governor of the State, Kayode Fayemi put Ekiti State in debt without any feasible projects to show for it.

Fayose has been accused by the All Progressive Congress (APC)of trying to destroy the reputation of the former Governor, the party has threatened to investigate and prosecute the Governor if necessary upon failure to do all that has been asked of him.

According to APC's spokesman, Taiwo Olatunbosun, the former Governor, Kayode Fayemi did not only pay monthly salaries, pensions and subventions to higher institutions during his tenure as Ekiti State Governor, he carried out various developmental projects that are of great benefit to the Ekiti people.

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In his words, “Fayemi did not borrow to pay salary. He received awards from many international bodies, including the United Nations’ agency and top Nigerians, for the feats he recorded in development projects, the last being the award for the state that led in budget transparency among other states in Nigeria that Fayose tried to usurp.

Fayose lied that Fayemi at a point in time collected N9bn as monthly federal allocation. The records are there that Ekiti monthly share of federal allocation remained N2.8bn throughout and the biggest being N3.2bn when excess crude oil fund was shared among the states.

The former governor owed one month salary, and that was September 2014, and this was as a result of Fayose as Governor-elect writing the banks not to honour Fayemi’s credit facility to pay workers salary and pay the banks back after receiving the allocation for the month in question.”

 “Fayose is a pathological liar by his claim that Ekiti State’s debt is N232.9bn to be paid back in 21 years. The Federal Ministry of Finance published the state allocations in the newspapers few days ago with Ekiti receiving N1.9bn but Fayose declared that he received N1.3bn.

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This is a man that has introduced all manner of taxes that he can’t account for, yet he comes everyday declaring that Ekiti is broke.

 “We hereby issue him a deadline of seven days to render accounts of all monies he has received since he assumed office, including various taxes he imposed on Ekiti people.

According to reports, for Ekiti State Civil servants, it's going to be a bleak Christmas because they are being owed three months salaries and allowances although, Governor Fayose gave them a minute percentage of their salaries as Christmas bonus.

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