Yesterday, my governor, Senator Ben Ayade cried AGAIN while launching the anti-taxation agency in Calabar. The agency is meant to ensure low income earners do not pay taxes in Cross River state. His tears actually touched a soft chord in the minds of many people across the country and several of them have circulated the video back to me. One person who is not even in Cross River state said, their earlier scheduled meeting started with the video where governor Ayade was crying and most people in the meeting also started crying along with the governor whom they concluded is a lover of the poor and this is very impressive.
But if tears were a true measure of our pain, even Hitler's drops would be preserved in the alabaster bottle. That is the irony and the double edged nature of that readily available liquid. Once emotions are evoked, in no direction essentially, tears can start flowing and oftentimes, the person whose tears
flow down the cheeks, doesn't even know why they flow…
O’tayo Noel Oluwadami
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated a former Deputy Governor of the State, Prof. Modupe Adelabu on her 70th birthday.
Prof. Adelabu, who is currently the Chair of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), was Deputy Governor of Ekiti State between May 8, 2013 and October 15, 2014.
The Governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, said Prof. Adelabu's attainment of the age of seventy in good health and fulfilment was a special grace and rare privilege from her Creator.
Dr. Fayemi said Prof. Adelabu's tenure as Deputy Governor was short but remarkable, adding that she contributed immensely to governance and handled all assignments given her with passion and unwavering touch of excellence.
The Governor described Prof. Adelabu as an exemplar, seasoned scholar, teacher of teachers, and a very loyal and dependable deputy.
He also described the NBTE boss as an amazing woman of substance, brillia…
A kìí gbélé ẹni ká fi ọrùn rọ́ ni a ti ń gbọ́ tipẹ́ tipẹ́, sùgbọ́n kín wá ni ká ti pe tirúfẹ́ ìṣẹ̀lẹ̀ ajániláyà yìí tó wáyé ní ààfin Ọọ̀nirìṣà Ọba Adéyẹyè Ògúnwùsì,ní alẹ́ ọjọ́ Ìṣẹ́gun níbi tí àwọn èèyàn ìlú Ilé Ifẹ̀ ni àwọn ti ń gbọ́ ìró ìbọn ní kíkàn kíkan ní ilé Oòduà tíí ṣe ààfin Ọọ̀nirìṣà Ilé Ifẹ̀, Ọba Adéyẹyè Ògúnwùsì .
Eléyìí ló ṣì mú kí ọ̀pọ̀lọpọ̀ àwọn èèyàn ìlú ìṣèǹbáyé náà ó máa kó àyà sókè lórí àlàáfíà Ọọ̀nirìṣà Adéyẹyè Ògúnwùsì.
Nígbà tí gbogbo rẹ̀ yóó fi rọlẹ̀ ni ìròyìn jáde pé àwọn èèyàn mẹ́ta kan gbìyànjú láti fi ipá wọ ààfin nínú ọkọ̀ ayọ́kẹ́lẹ́ kan. Nígbà tí wọ́n dé ìloro àkọ́kọ́ ní ààfin Ọọ̀nirìṣà ní àwọn ẹ̀ṣọ́ bèèrè ohun tí wọ́n wá ṣe, tí méjì nínú wọn sì bẹ́ sílẹ̀ nínú mọ́tò tí wọ́n sì fi ẹsẹ̀ fẹ́ ẹ.
Ẹnì kẹta wọn tó wa ọkọ̀ náà ni wọ́n ní ó fi ọkọ̀ náà já ìloro kínní àti ìkejì pẹ̀lú èròńgbà láti wọ ìloro kẹta níbi tí Kábíyèysí àrólé Oòduà, Ọọ̀nirìṣà Ọba Ògúnwùsì ń gbé, ṣùgbọ́n àwọn agbófinró tó ń ṣọ́ ààfin náà bá ya bò ó.