11 January 2018

Nigeria: Ekiti 2018 - Fayemi's Posters Flood Ekiti Streets

Ado Ekiti — Though yet to declare his intent to contest the July governorship election, the posters of Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi's posters have flooded major roads in Ado-Ekiti and some other towns in the 16 council areas in the state.

Fayemi ruled the state between October 2010 and October 2014, but could not secure a second term having lost to Governor Ayo Fayose.

Areas where the posters were pasted were Ijigbo, Odo Ado, Okesa, Irona, Ajilosun, Adebayo, Ilawe Road, Oke Oriomi areas of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

It was also gathered that the posters were also pasted in other towns and villages by the loyalists of the former governor.

The poster has the following inscription: "Happy New Year 2018, JKF Again, congratulations, this is your year of supernatural transformation."

Speaking on the development on Thursday, the Coordinator of JKF Movement, Pastor Ade Kolade, said the posters were a gesture from the group to draft the minister into the 2018 governorship race.

Kolade said further: "The minister is not aware of our action, we did it on our own and we will continue to exert pressure on him to come out and contest for the governorship seat again.

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