APC Ekiti State pass confidence vote on Fayemi
By Samuel Ogunsona
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi remains a leader worthy of emulation, the All Progressive Congress, (APC) Ekiti State has said.
In a resolution after the July 4 meeting of the group in Ado-Ekiti, the Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State expressed their unflinching support for Fayemi.
The meeting which was regarded as a family affair, is the highest caucus meeting of the party.
The communique issued at the end of the meeting signed by the Public Relations Officer, Hon Ade Ajayi passed a vote of confidence on Fayemi after a review of the many projects carried out by his administration.
The stakeholders listed many road projects, water project, renovation of primary and secondary schools, sinking of boreholes across the schools, infrastructure development, airport project and other life-touching activities, which include his giant stride in agriculture, health, social investment, attraction of investments, both foreign and national, and making Ekiti proud as the Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum as well as playing a leadership role at the national level.
The stakeholders in the communique also passed a vote of confidence on the party executives from the state to ward level for winning all elections conducted so far, including the presidential, national and state assemblies, as well as local government elections.
The stakeholders said “The National and state Assembly members equally express their support for the Governor and the party executives from state to the ward level. In line with President Buhari’s directive , Stakeholders resolved that all matters in court against the party at all levels should be withdrawn with immediate effect,.
According to them the code of conduct for all political appointees and elected officials should be strictly adhered to and that forthwith, no negative story should be sponsored against the party in the media.
It said such action by any member shall be viewed as anti-party.
The stakeholders said further “That an adhoc committee be constituted to address all grievances and make recommendations to the party and that the stakeholders meeting shall hold every quarter, as well as the State Executive Committee meeting”
The Stakeholders Caucus comprises the Governor, Deputy Governor, all the Party Excos, former governors, national and state assembly members (both serving and former), cabinet members, elected party chairmen, party elders forum and 10 representatives from each local government