Fayemi begins governorship campaign
The former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, will arrive Ekiti State on Friday for commencement of his governorship election campaign.
Fayemi, who resigned as minister on Wednesday, is the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
According to a statement issued on Thursday by the Fayemi Campaign Office and signed by Mr. Wole Olujobi, the candidate will be received at the Akure Airport by party leaders for the onward journey to Ekiti.
The statement said Fayemi would be received by Ekiti people in Ikere-Ekiti where he would make brief stops to address the people.
The ex-governor will also stop at the party secretariat in Ado-Ekiti and other designated places in the state capital to address the people before travelling to Isan for a reception that will herald the commencement of his campaign for the poll.
The statement praised the former minister for serving the country diligently.