The party said further that the state cannot afford disagreements with the banks due to the economic crisis.
The Ekiti APC said further that the state cannot afford disagreements with the banks due to the current economic crisis.
The party made its comments via a statement issued by Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun on Monday, September 26.
The statement reads:
“Governor Fayose has personalised Ekiti State to the extent that whoever offends him offends the state and her people, which is dangerous to the economic survival of both the state and her people.
“Last time, he ordered all government’s agencies and workers to move their accounts from Ecobank simply because the bank refused to surrender the cash for its Community Social Responsibility projects to the governor when the bank insisted that it would carry out the projects like is the practice in other states of the federation.
“For this reason, the governor took offence, destroyed the culvert at the entrance of the bank and ordered government offices and workers to move their accounts from the bank, thereby forcing the bank’s closure in the state with Ekiti indigenes working in the bank losing their jobs.
“This time, because Zenith Bank washed its hands off election sponsorship fraud through which Fayose assumed power; he is fighting back by severing relationship with the bank by ordering all government offices and workers to move their accounts from the bank.
“As expected, Zenith Bank will close shop with attendant job losses among Ekiti indigenes working there, including sending wrong signals to the investing community that Ekiti is under a siege of a reckless and maximum governor that promotes anti-investment policies.”
Meanwhile, Fayose has ordered all government agencies in the state to move their funds from Zenith Bank.
The instruction is believed to be connected to the bank’s freezing of Fayose’s accounts on the orders of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).