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EKITI: I will probe Fayose— Fayemi

EKITI: I will probe Fayose— Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, Thursday said he would probe the tenure of outgoing Governor Ayodele Fayose.

He said his decision was motivated by the overall interest of the state.

Fayemi said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after he met President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The former Minister of Mines and Steel Development seized the opportunity of the meeting to present his certificate of return issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the President.

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He said, “l think we need to remove this election from personalities. This was an election that we fought on issues and it will be irresponsible on my part to come here and say that we will not examine what transpired in the last four years in the manner of government.

“What was received in Ekiti State and the expenditures in that period, why were we not able to pay salaries in the state? These issues should be examined in the interest of good governance.

“It is not about probing Fayose, probing Eleka etc. It is about not repeating the mistakes of the past and giving our people good government. So, we will also involve in looking at what transpired in the last four years.”

 

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