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|Ekiti Assembly Orders IGP To Arrest Fayemi by suyamasta(m): 8:37am On Feb 08, 2017|
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris and the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Wilson Inalegwu and other security agencies, including international Police(Interpol) have been asked by the Ekiti State House of Assembly to immediately arrest former governor of the State and Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi.
The House based their ‘orders’ on Section 129(1) (d) of the 1999 constitution seeking for the Fayemi’s immediate arrest by the security agencies.
At a press conference addressed by the House on Tuesday, the Speaker, Hon Kola Oluwawole and the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Hon Samuel Omotoso and the Leader, Hon Tunji Akinyele, said the summon was targeted at giving the Minister the opportunity to explain some allegations of financial profligacy slammed on him.
Omotoso alleged that the assembly had earlier summoned the former governor on March 10, 2016 with a reminder on August 27 and January 30, 2017.
He said Fayemi declined, describing this as a flagrant breach of Section 1(1) of the 1999 constitution, which empowered the assembly to summon any serving or former officers of a state.
“During Governor Kayode Fayemi’s government, he awarded a N304 million contract for planting of flowers for urban renewal project in Ado Ekiti. Over 50% of the contract sum had been paid but there is no single flower anywhere.
“The former governor also purchased 133 vehicles for royal fathers. The vehicles were given out in August, 2013 and the contract papers were done in November. This was a clear case of misappropriation.
“He also paid N24m for the construction of Awedele Market. The money was paid to a phoney company and no construction was seen. The most disturbing was that, eight days to the expiration of his tenure, Fayemi withdrew a sum of N852m from UBEC account which he was not a signatory to and diverted to other areas we could not trace.
“The former governor also paid a sum of N115m for the construction of a new Governor’s office. But no structure was put in place as we speak. The same was witnessed in the construction of the State Pavilion, the Governor’s Lodge and the 5 kilometre road projects, where billions were diverted. He even took N4 billion loan 4 days before he left office.
“All these needed explanations. The summon was not meant to harass him. This is just an opportunity for him to clear his name. But should the security agencies fail to bring him here, then we will go the legal way, because we have the constitutional powers to summon any former or serving chief executive”.
He stressed that “the assembly today at its plenary through a resolution properly moved issued a warrant of arrest against former governor Fayemi, the Minister of Solid Mineral.”
|Re: Ekiti Assembly Orders IGP To Arrest Fayemi by Nogodye(m): 9:18am On Feb 08, 2017|
Must Ekiti state always be on the news everyday(Negative side)? They just love politicking in stead of busy commissioning infrastructure...
|Re: Ekiti Assembly Orders IGP To Arrest Fayemi by GOGMIG(m): 10:15am On Feb 08, 2017|
they will never do that because his now a saint. once you join AFeCe (APC) your made whole and your sins are washed away.
|Re: Ekiti Assembly Orders IGP To Arrest Fayemi by yarimo(m): 11:02am On Feb 08, 2017|
Ekiti State like to be acting commando movie. That is why feme adesina says their governor FAYOSE is a comedian . How do you want to arrest an APC government minister . Even in PDP government that is not possible in nigeria
|Re: Ekiti Assembly Orders IGP To Arrest Fayemi by suyamasta(m): 7:49pm On Feb 08, 2017|
Its unfortunate how the political clan continue to play us
|Re: Ekiti Assembly Orders IGP To Arrest Fayemi by Danzakidakura(m): 9:31pm On Feb 08, 2017|
yarimo:would you say this if they have order for Fayose arrest over this massive corruption .
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