OYOGist.com has learned that Dr. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday alleged that his immediate predecessor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose leased his personal apartment in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to the state and collected N120 million for a period of four years.
The governor who is also the current Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) also alleged that Fayose illegally sold the official land acquired by the state’s first civilian governor, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo for the building of the state lodge in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
These allegations were contained in a statement Ekiti state governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Public Communications, Mr. Segun Dipe issued yesterday, denying claims that Governor Fayemi had sold the state lodge in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Recall that the Peoples Democrat Party (PDP) had in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Mr. Diran Odeyemi accused Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi of selling the Abuja building to an unnamed investor, which he described as financial recklessness and misgovernance.
However, faulting the claims of Ekiti state chapter of the PDP, Governor Fayemi denied the allegation that his administration had sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.
The statement revealed that Fayose rented his personal apartment located in the Asokoro axis to the state for his own use in Abuja, at a cost of N30 million with N3 million agency fee per year, amounting to N120 million (plus N12 million agency fees) in four years.