This is a list of administrators and governors of Ekiti State. The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi has confirmed the. He has also served as adviser on Transitional Justice, Regional Integration, Constitutionalism, Security Sector Reforms and Civil-Military Relations to various governments, multilateral institutions and development agencies. His role in the struggle to restore democratic governance in Nigeria is documented in his book Out of the Shadows: Exile and the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy in Nigeria (CDD, 2005). He was formerly the Governor of Ekiti State in Southwest Nigeria (2010 – 2014). He holds degrees in History and International Relations from the University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University respectively; a Doctorate in War Studies from King’s College, University of London and is a Fellow of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Ibadan. This below is the list of administrators and governors of Ekiti State, which was created on October 1, 1996, carved out of the territory of Ondo State. The Ekiti government has terminated the appointment of Isaac Ayodele as the Chairman of the State Sports Council with immediate effect. Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated President Mohammadu Buhari over his re-election as President of the country for a second term. Join the As a central figure in the coalition of civil society actors that resisted oppressive military rule in Nigeria, he was instrumental to the founding and running of opposition radio stations while in exile. Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Dr. Fayemi was the founding director of the Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD), a research and training institute dedicated to the study and promotion of democratic development, peace-building and human security in Africa. Oye Local Government is bounded by Ilejemeje Local Government to the North, Irepodun/Ifelodun to the South, Ikole local Government to the East and Ido/Osi Local Government to the West. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Alofe, according to a family source, died on Sunday, at the age of 86. His research and policy development interests include: Natural Resource Governance, Democratisation, Constitutionalism, Security Sector Governance, Civil-Military Relations and Regionalism in the Global Context. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has counselled the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to seek help from his immediate predecessor, Ayodele Fayose, on … Ayodele Fayose in 2003, a position he held till 2005 when he was replaced with Chief Bade Gboyega who is also late. The state is yet to have a list of Commissioners and Special Advisers which the governor would have to send to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval. He holds degrees in History and International Relations from the University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University respectively; a Doctorate in War Studies from King’s College, University of London and is a Fellow of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Ibadan. To engage highly professional, competent, respectful,courteous,committed, and well trained personnel in the discharge of welfare and hospitality activities; To provide and serve well prepared, tasty and delicacies (local and continental dishes) in a hygienic and conducive environment; To provide and maintain well furnished, comfortable and suitable accommodation for State guests to facilitate relaxation; To ensure that the precinct of government House is kept clean and neat at all times; To ensure orderliness,properly set out arrangements including Protocol and security at all official functions/engagements of Government; To prepare and give memorable gift items befitting the culture and values of Ekiti State to State guests in commemoration of their values; To extend government hospitality including gift items to indigenes and well meaning friends of the State within and in the diaspora during festivities like Christmas, Ramadan, etc; To provide decent, serviceable and road worthy vehicles to enhance transportation of the first family and indeed other important State guests within and outside the State; Ensuring the welfare of His Excellency, the Governor and his immediate family. He has received several awards and recognitions at home and abroad, and holds the national honour of Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON). Copyright © 2020. Infrastructure and Industrial Development. The Ekiti State Government has declared its readiness to empower 260 multiple birth mothers across the 16 Local Government Areas of the State with … Also to be sworn-in are the Special Advisers recently announced by the Governor. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Ade Alofe, in company of the President of Ekiti Progressive Forum (EPF) Mr. Kole Ajayi, said the only group permitted to organise the ceremony slated for November 12 and 13, this year is EPF and any other group should wait for its turn. The former SSG, who hailed from Ayetoro-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the state, reportedly died during a brief illness. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has reacted to his suspension by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State. On 27 April 2007, Olurin … In 2016,he led the party to victory as the Chairman of the election Management Sub-Committee of the Ondo State Governorship election. Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has reacted to his suspension by a faction of the Ekiti APC over alleged anti-party activities. Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi will today, April 9, 2019, swear-in 14 commissioners recently screened by the State House of Assembly. Ekiti, declared a state on October 1 1996 alongside five others, upon creation took off with sixteen (16) Local Government Areas (LGAs) which are:- in … NAN also reports that while funeral arrangements have yet to be announced by the family, no official reaction had also been made by the state government on the former SSG’s demise, as at the time of filing this report. This was contained in a letter exclusively obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti. Adeola Alofe, is dead. Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has extended the restriction of movement and curfew in the state by another two weeks. ALSO READ: Presidency says Buhari will not fail Nigerians. It is located between longitudes 40°51′ and 50°451′ East of the Greenwich meridian and latitudes 70°151′ and 80°51′ north of the Equator. appointment of the former Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, Ministry of Justice, Mr. Ebenezer Akomolafe as an Executive Secretary. In December 2014, he chaired the political party’s National Convention Planning Committee that conducted the unprecedented transparent and credible Presidential Primary election that produced the party’s Presidential Candidate for the 2015 general election and eventual winner, President Muhammadu Buhari. A former Secretary to Ekiti State Government (SSG), Evang. The deceased, who was also appointed by Gov. Amongst other academic and public policy engagements at home and abroad. The Governor, through his Chief Press Secretary… He was formerly the Governor of Ekiti State in Southwest Nigeria (2010 – 2014). Hernandez strikes late to keep AC Milan ahead of Inter in Serie A, Coronavirus - Zambia: Daily status update (23rd December 2020), Man Utd and Spurs move into League Cup semis. Ekiti State, Odua kicks off stage one of N2.5bn agric project . Following a prolonged political crisis, President Olusegun Obasanjo imposed a military administrator (General Tunji Olurin) on Ekiti State in October 2006. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ekiti State, Yinka Oyebode, the COVID-19 palliatives in the state had since been distributed during the lockdown period. His other publications include: Mercenaries: The African Security Dilemma, co-edited with Abdel-Fatau Musah (Pluto Press, 2000); Deepening the Culture of Constitutionalism: The Role of Regional Institutions in Constitutional Development in Africa (CDD, 2003); and Security Sector Governance in Africa: A Handbook (co-edited with Nicole Ball, CDD, 2004); Reclaiming the Trust (Amandla, 2012); Regaining the Legacy (Amandla, 2013); and Legacy of Honour and Service (Amandla, 2014). A former Secretary to Ekiti State Government (SSG), Evang. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 1991 and 1993 in the old Ondo State, under the platform of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP). Submit your stories now via social or: 08/25/2019 Mr Omole directed those seeking further clarifications to the offices of Secretary to the State Government, the Ekiti State COVID-19 Response Committee and … Ekiti State Government, Nigeria Nov 2009 - Present 11 years 2 months. He had the mandate of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari to reposition the Nigerian Mining sector to contribute optimally to the administration’s priority agendas of diversifying the country’s revenue base and creating jobs and economic opportunities for Nigerians. Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi (File Photo) The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has declared a 24-hour curfew across the state after hoodlums hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protests. Dr. Fayemi has lectured in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia. NAN reports that Alofe was appointed SSG by former Gov. Kayode Fayemi as Senior Special Assistant on Religious Matters in 2010, was, at a time, a staunch member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before defecting to the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). Eyewitness? Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi has explained why he is yet to appoint political office holders over two months after being sworn-in. The Ekiti State Government is set to have given more attention to mental health care in the state through increasing awareness on mental health issues, breaking down stigma, and introducing policy change.. The letter, dated Nov.19, was signed by the Secretary to Ekiti Government … The Muslim community in Ekiti state on Thursday rejected what was called lopsidedness in the three appointments made so far by Governor Kayode Fayemi, since he was sworn in on Tuesday. Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has approved a dusk-to-dawn curfew across the state as part of efforts to ensure peace and normalcy. Have headed several Ministries but currently in charge of the Bureau of Infrastructure and Public Utilities. Posted on May 16, 2019. Dr. Fayemi is a prominent member of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria. Website management, Vsat maintenance, IT Policy formulation, Staff Training and Development Permanent Secretary Ekiti State, Nigeria Sep 2009 - Present 11 years 4 months. No fewer than 260 multiple birth mothers are expected to be empowered by the Ekiti State government with a sum of N24 million. Erelu Bisi Fayemi By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti. The Government of Ekiti State is embarking on the largest water project in the history of the State with support from development partners, at a cost of N19.8 billion. privacy policy and European users agree to data transfer policy. Ekiti State is one of the 36 states (inc. Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)) that constitute Nigeria. Governor Kayode Fayemi inspects the piping and renovation works at Ero Dam, Ikun-Ekiti, Moba LGA. This follows their confirmation by the Ekiti State House of Assembly. He also served as the Director, Policy Research and Strategy of the APC Presidential Campaign Council. You have successfully subscribed to receive our newsletter pulse.ng, Governor Kayode Fayemi/Illustration (Punch), Don't miss a thing, get the latest updates to fuel your conversation daily, Presidency says Buhari will not fail Nigerians. He was also the Chairman of the Governing board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). Adeola Alofe, is dead. Ekiti State is situated entirely within the tropics. Pulse Nigeria, Thank you! To give a taste of comfort, warm hospitality and excellent welfare services to the first family and our very revered state guests in a peaceful, serene and aesthetic environment, and to Ensure that protocol and security arrangements at all official functions of Government, are in conformity with international standard and best practice. "Sabi"   clique, By clicking again you agree to our Ekiti State, Odua kicks off stage one of N2.5bn agric project ... state government for considering their land for the agric project which they believe would open up the axis for business investors with a view to improving the socio-economic development of the benefiting communities. Secretary to the State Government boyebanji@ekitistate.gov.ng Mrs. Peju Babafemi Omotoso added that the party hierarchies at the State, local government and ward levels will reward Osinkolu, who was the Chairman of Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Council in Ekiti in … This was contained in a letter exclusively obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti. 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