Breaking: Ekiti Assembly suspends local government chairman over Fayemi campaign posters

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has today, suspended the Chairman, Ikere Local Government, Mr Femi Ayodele, for allegedly sponsoring unauthorized presidential campaign posters for State Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Ayodele had published posters which read, ”support his Excellency, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi for President 2023,” and had indicated that it was sponsored by him.

The posters drew wide criticisms and raised eyebrows.

During today’s plenary presided over by Speaker Funminiyi Afuye, the house unanimously decided to suspend Ayodele.

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The decision followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader of the Assembly, Chief Gboyega Aribisogan and seconded by Mr Tajudeen Akingbolu, Ekiti West Constituency 1, APC.

The motion was entitled: “Calling for investigation into the alleged unsolicited and unauthorised campaign in the media in flagrant disregard to Extant Regulations by Chairman, Ikere Local Government Area, Mr. Femi Ayodele”.

He remains suspended until investigations are completed.

The house will sit again on Monday, 24th August, 2020.


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