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Ekiti Governor Fayose Shuts Down House Speaker’s Fuel Station & Others

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Ayo Fayose

Newly-elected Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose has shut down the fuel station of a Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin.

The state government shut down a number of petrol stations, including Omirin’s for “allegedly constituting environmental hazard to the society,” Vanguard reports.

In response to the closure, Omirin released a statement, in which he expressed that he had met all pertinent environmental laws before constructing the station. He also said he had gotten the necessary approval for the station, and is accusing Fayose of shutting down the stations of people who do not share his political ideology.

Here’s an excerpt from his statement:

“Hon. Joseph Olugbemi had told me two days after the governor’s inauguration that he (the governor) had made up his mind to close my filling station over refusal to join PDP. Olugbemi defected to PDP on the day Governor Fayose was inaugurated.

I had earlier told the governor that in the interest of Ekiti people, the House of Assembly would work with him to deliver dividends of democracy to the good people of Ekiti State.

I called the governor to confirm what the honourable member told me about the plan to close my filling station.

He denied having such plans, swearing that he would not engage in victimization of his opponents.”

12 Comments

  1. bruno

    October 23, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    where is his ‘born again’ wife.

    • Fols

      October 23, 2014 at 4:25 pm

      She’s somewhere else being not to blame for her husband’s actions. She’s the born again one, not him.

  2. biols

    October 23, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    what is this man’s issue? abeg he shld know he has limits ooooo
    if he likes he shld come and shut my account down for talking back “lubbish”

  3. Fre

    October 23, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    This man had a “when I become governor” to-do list.
    Sigh. Ekiti is in trouble.
    Look at the caliber of people leading us in 2014. In this new age!
    We’re officially a fourth world country

  4. @edDREAMZ

    October 23, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    This is really uncalled for. Free pesrson make him do business abeg…
    .
    .
    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  5. Butterfly

    October 23, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    This man is just a trouble maker. Na wetin!

  6. Martins

    October 23, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    What a misplace priority. Spending your energy on frivolous things. He is not serious with his official work.

  7. Bola Odu

    October 23, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    I don’t think this so called Fayose is alright.

  8. clifford

    October 24, 2014 at 12:30 am

    His actions are not the initial “garagara”. ultimately he is too fast in acting. would have settled down and appt a panel on whose recomendation his pond of fleshlike action should have been based. Exile, exile exile is the action language no more body language

  9. lili

    October 24, 2014 at 9:55 am

    thank God. God is not a Man. when was he inaugurated that he is closing People’s business down simply because they are not his party. must everyone be PDP?

  10. lili

    October 24, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Dairis God 0000000O.

  11. Maria chebli

    November 13, 2014 at 1:53 am

    Well done good luck God bless you Ayo Maria

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