Ekiti submits bid to host NAFEST 2021

The Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has expressed the interest of his state in hosting the 2021 edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST). Receiving the bid document from Ekiti State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism Prof. Tunde Bakare on Monday, the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe commended Governor Fayemi for early indication of interest to host the cultural fiesta. Runsewe described Governor Fayemi as a proactive leader who is committed to giving the best to…

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Ekiti Govt. releases pictorial evidence of N18bn cash brought through Akure Airport for Saturday Election

The Ekiti state government has released pictorial evidence of N18bn cash brought through Akure Airport for Saturday gubernatorial election. A statement by the director, Media and Publicity, Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), Lere Olayinka, disclosed that last week Saturday, two bullion vehicles were moved to the Akure Airport to evacuate cash brought from Abuja by a chattered flight. The flight landed when it was raining and all staff of the airport were barred from going near the aircraft while the cash was evacuated into the two bullion vehicles. After offloading…

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Ekiti Guber: PDP accuses INEC Commissioner, two directors of plotting to rig poll for APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over alleged plots by the National Commissioner in charge of Operations, Mrs. Amina Zakari and two directors of the commission to manipulate the system and rig the July 14, Ekiti governorship election in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party said its investigation reveals that two INEC directors: Mr. Pascal Uwakwe, in charge of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and one Mr. Abdulrasaq Agboola have been holding meetings with the APC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Ondo state Governor…

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