Daily Metro News NG
The Governor of Ekiti State and Nigeria Governors’ Forum Chairman, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has denied knowledge from campaign posters of his 2023 presidential ambition under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The campaign posters which was allegedly sponsored by the Chairman, Ikere Local Government Area in Ekiti State, Mr Femi Ayodele, had flooded the social media recently had Fayemi’s image with his usual Awo cap.
The campaign Ads has APC logo with clear campaign message, it reads: “Support His Excellency Dr. John Kayode Fayemi for President 2023.”
Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, while reacting to the development in a statement said Fayemi was unaware of the posters.
Oyebode said, “Dr Fayemi does not have any knowledge of the campaign poster neither did he authorise Mr Ayodele or any person or group of persons to start a campaign on his behalf.
“As a matter of fact, Mr Ayodele does not and cannot speak for the Governor on any matter, be it policy, administrative or political”.
He added that, “Governor Fayemi has reiterated over and over that he has a four-year mandate as Governor of Ekiti State and he is focused on actualising his promises to the people of the state through pragmatic leadership and systemic implementation of his administration’s five pillars of development.
“This also serves as a note of caution to political appointees, government functionaries, political associates and groups to operate within the ambit of decency and steer clear of actions that are capable of distracting the government, the party and the Governor.”
The sponsored campaign Ads/posters has generated so much heat in the political space and has now become a major topic for discussion in the media