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Battle royale In Ekiti, G7 issues counter directive to CJ



The political drama in Ekiti State is getting more and more interesting, super charging the political climate of the state as the main actors keep making their entries, playing out their scripts, trying to outdo the other.

Now Dele Olugbemi, the factional speaker loyal to the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has issued a counter directive to the Chief Judge of the state (CJ) Justice Ayodeji Daramola, to disregard any directive issued by the embattled speaker, Adewale Omirin, or any other person claiming to represent the leadership of the House

According to him, they are impersonators.

It would be recalled that Omirin had written to the CJ, directing him to set up a panel to probe Fayose and his Deputy, Dr Kolapo Olubunmi of allegations of gross misconduct.

Olugbemi spoke at a press conference which had in attendance the Clerk of the House and the six other PDP lawmakers loyal to Fayose wher he said he had not directed the CJ to constitute a panel

” For the avoidance of doubt, I wish to categorically state here and now before you, gentlemen of the press and the whole world at large that the said letter directing the Chief Jugde of Ekiti State to constitute an investigative panel did not emanate from the Ekiti State House of Assembly.

“We never wrote any letter to the Chief Judge directing him to constitute an investigative panel, neither was the House involved in any impeachment proceedings against the Executive Governor of our great State.”

According to him, “the former Speaker, Dr. Adewale Omirin was duly removed as the speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on the 29th day November, 2014 and his removal paved the way for my legislative emergence as the new speaker of the Ekiti state House of Assembly”.

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