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Stop inciting Ekiti people, APC lawmakers tell Fayose

Posted: Apr 20, 2015 at 2:34 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

The 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in the Ekiti State House of Assembly have reacted to Sunday’s broadcast by Governor Ayodele Fayose, urging Ekiti people  to rise against the lawmakers who he alleged were planning to resume their  legislative duties on Monday (today).

A statement by Wole  Olujobi, Special Adviser on Media to the APC faction Speaker, Adewale Omirin, said the governor had in his broadcast demonstrated  that he was never committed to the peace he preached barely 24 hours before his inciting broadcast.

“How do you reconcile this inciting broadcast with a plea he made for peace not quite 24 hours earlier, which Ekiti people and indeed Nigerians thought was a good move by the governor, to thaw the frozen relationship between him and the lawmakers? This is a confirmation of what Omirin said in a recent interview that the governor can’t be trusted in any peace move,” the statement said.

It expressed regrets over the failure of the governor to embrace the homily by a clergyman in his thanksgiving service where he was  admonished  to embrace peace with APC lawmakers by paying their entitlements and seek genuine reconciliation to move the state forward.

“It is shocking that the governor, who refused to make any remark or commitment during the church service after the man of God appealed to him to embrace peace, could go on air few minutes after the church service to incite workers, traders, okada riders and artisans to defend him with the last drop of their blood.