Adebayo's Appointment, Round Peg in Round Hole - Ekiti Speaker
The Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Funminiyi Afuye has described the appointment of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo as a round peg in a round hole.
The Speaker made this known in a press release signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akogun Tai Oguntayo in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday.
Afuye who said that ''Otunba Niyi Adebayo is tested and trusted'', assured Nigerians that ''the former Governor will not let down the nation having served Ekiti State meritoriously without any blemish''
Otunba Adebayo who, until his appointment as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, was the National Deputy Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (South), is among the recently inaugurated ministers by President Muhamadu Buhari.
Rt Hon Afuye noted that the former Governor has a pedigree of courage and integrity in service. He therefore thanked the President and the national assembly for the appointment and ratification of Otunba Adebayo''.
The Speaker assured the new minister of the cooperation of the Ekiti State House Assembly, noting that ''this is the only way to ensure synergy between the purppseful State Government under the leadership of Dr. Kayode Fayemi and the federal government where a focused son is representing Ekiti.