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Hoodlums cart away documents at Ekiti SDP secretariat

  Suspected hoodlums on Tuesday night broke into the Ekiti State secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), located on Ilawe Road in Ado-Ekiti. They carted away documents. The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Gani Salau, made this known yesterday while addressing reporters at the secretariat. He said offices at the secretariat were ransacked by the hoodlums and vital documents needed for the prosecution of the party’s case at the governorship tribunal were carted away. Salau added that other facilities at the secretariat such as plasma TV,  GOTV decoder and other valuable items were also burgled. He alleged that the incident was masterminded by enemies of the party to frustrate SDP’s case at the tribunal, noting that the party would not be deterred by the act. “The offices of the chairman and secretary were vandalised, while documents being used for the ongoing Ekiti 2022 governorship election tribunal case were carted away.” He said: “The hoodlums came into the premises

Electricity workers call off strike

  Electricity workers call off strike National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has called off its nationwide strike. The decision followed an emergency meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige on Wednesday. The minister’s spokesman Olajide Oshundun, announced that Ngige intervened in the industrial action. NUEE Secretary General, Joe Ajaero, assured that electricity would be restored across the country tonight. The workers shut down all Transmission Companies of Nigeria (TCN) offices earlier today.

Governor Fayemi Flags Off 132KVA Power Projects In Two Communities

Governor Fayemi Flags Off 132KVA Power Projects In Two Communities   ministers hails Ekiti Govt’s Commitment to power supply Governor of Ekiti State , Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday flagged off the construction of work on 132/33 KV power substations in Ijesa Isu Ekiti and Ilupeju Ekiti which has sparked excitement in the two towns and raised hope of stable power supply in many towns in the state. The Governor who expressed delight that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in 2020 resulted in commencement of work said the project was borne out of the collaboration of his administration with the Federal Government to solve the problem of epileptic power supply in the state. Represented by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, the Governor who described the project as “another milestone in the quest to make life comfortable for our people” said his administration fulfilled some obligations before the project could see the light

Fayemi Dissolves Boards, Terminate More Appointments in Ekiti

  In pursuit of the efforts to ensure seamless transition of government and early processing of the terminal benefits of political office holders, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has approved the dissolution of all Boards and Commissions in the State, excluding Statutory Commissions spelt out in Section 197 of the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended. In a circular, the governor also terminated appointment of Special Advisers who are not Cabinet Members;Technical Advisers;Directors General, Coordinators; and other Heads of Non-Ministerial Offices. Governor Fayemi urged  the affected officials  to hand over all government property in their possessions to the Accounting Officers or the most senior career officers in their Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The foregoing approval takes effect from 31st August, 2022.