Fayemi accused of selling Ekiti Governor’s lodge in Abuja


Ekiti Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi is mired in a controversy bordering on alleged underhand selling of the state Governor’s lodge.

Fayemi’s accuser is the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party. PDP, through a statement the opposition’s Caretaker Committee Secretary, Diran Odeyemi released.

In it, PDP said it has prima facie evidence that the governor sold the lodge located at T.Y Danjuma area in Asokoro, implying that the process leading to the alleged transaction was corrupt.

It went on to call on Fayemi to come out clean on the issue saying the building allegedly has been pulled down while a new one is under construction on the site.

The statement read in part: “As at today, the edifice sitting on 2000sqm on T. Y. Danjuma, Asokoro, Abuja is no longer there. It has been demolished and new structure is being built on the land. At the site, no signpost stating the owner of the new structure, the contractor and consultant as it should be if the new structure is being built by the state government.

“Also, assuming but not conceding that the new structure with like 15 feet bunker is being built by the state government, what is the justification for pulling down the old structure and building a new one at this time? At what time did the former structure become dilapidated to warrant total demolition to pave way for a new one?

“It is therefore our demand that Governor Fayemi must explain to Ekiti people what happened to the multi-billion-naira edifice in Abuja.”

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