The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the All Progressives Party, APC, in the state to stop what it described as the shielding of former governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi from being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged financial recklessness.
In a statement by its State Publicity Secretary, Jackson Adebayo, the party also accused Fayemi of distracting the commission’s investigation through his recent utterances in the media.
This came as the APC described the allegation against Fayemi as a pack of lies, noting that the state governor, Ayo Fayose misrepresented the latter’s view.
“Why is he coming out almost a year after he was voted out of government by the Ekiti people, when he knows well that some security agencies are after him if not because he want to mislead and coerce them to believe that he was prudent.
“We still insist that the leadership of the APC is hell-bent on protecting Dr. Kayode Fayemi from the searchlight of the EFCC and other security agencies because they know that he ran Ekiti government aground before he was booted out by the popular vote, which has been judged to be the most peaceful, freest and fairest in the recent time.
“Anybody or person found wanting of mismanagement of the state resources must be brought to book,” Ekiti PDP said in the statement.
On its part, the APC in statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said that “Instead of regaling in the destruction of Fayemi’s legacies, which presented the best opportunities for Ekiti State to grow, Fayose is not only destroying himself, but also mortgaging the future of Ekiti people through stomach infrastructure that provides a kilogramme of rice and three-month-old chicken at every Christmas.
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Source:: New Mail