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I‘ve what it takes to succeed Fayemi, says ex-SSG, Oyebanji

The immediate past Secretary to the Government of Ekiti State and All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Biodun Oyebanji, has declared that among the aspirants contesting to be governor in the state, he remains the most qualified to succeed Governor Kayode Fayemi in 2022.


He made the assertion yesterday at the APC secretariat, Ajilosun Area, Ado – Ekiti, after returning from Abuja, where he had gone to pick expression of interest form. While addressing the party faithful, the former SSG, said: “I have respect for the party because it is the party that contests election. I won’t underrate the party that is why I am here to inform you about my aspiration.


I thank you for giving a platform to Governor Fayemi, if not for that, I would not have become the SSG. “I am assuring you that we will run issue based campaign. We have heritage of responsibile campaign as espoused by Governor Fayemi.


We will be civil, and run campaign devoid of crisis and violence. We are conscious of the fact that only one of us will emerge. We respect the right of every Ekiti indigene to contest, they all have the right. It is a matter of the more the merrier.


“Our government will sustain Fayemi’s legacy and expand prosperity for Ekiti people. Every Ekiti man, woman and child will prosper under our government. “Ekiti is 25 years, out of this; I have put in 11 years as a public servant. Out of all the aspirants in APC, I am the most experienced to succeed Governor Fayemi.


“I started as SSA under Otunba Niyi Adebayo’s administration. I was promoted as a Special Adviser and later Chief of Staff. Under first term of Governor Fayemi, I started as a Commissioner for Regional Integration. I later became the head of Transformation and Delivery Office and Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning.


“When Governor Fayemi came for a second term in 2018, he appointed me as the Secretary to the State Government, the position I held till last week before I resigned to pursue my governorship aspiration “.

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