Ekiti assembly passes vote of confidence in Fayemi

Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence in the state governor, Kayode Fayemi, for his achievements in his 365 days in office.

The lawmakers unanimously backed Mr Fayemi during plenary on Thursday.


Majority Leader, Gboyega Aribisogan, moved the motion for the vote and he was seconded by Lateef Akanle representing Ekiti East (Constituency 2).

Mr Aribisogan said Fayemi’s administration had lived up to its promises so far and therefore deserved public accolades.

The speaker, Funminiyi Afuye, agreed with the passage of the vote-of-confidence motion.

Mr Afuye said the action was to encourage the governor to remain on the path of progress, adding that his style of leadership has been exemplary.

The assembly also passed the Ekiti Statistical Bill 2019 to the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation for further legislative scrutiny.


The lawmakers sympathised with the people of Otun-Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area on the death of their traditional ruler, Oba Adedapo Popoola.

The house adjourned plenary to October 29.