Governor of Ekiti State, Chairman, Nigeria Governors' Forum, Minister of Mines & Steel Devt (2015 - 2018), Governor of Ekiti State (2010 - 2014).
Apr 2, 2021 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
This is to wish @yinkaoyebode1, my Chief Press Secretary a very happy 50th birthday.
Yinka is one of the longest serving members of my team, and a very dependable ally and aburo. Before he joined us, he had earned a solid reputation and excellent track record as a journalist.
We have come a long way since I invited Yinka to join our team, and he has consistently demonstrated the finest values of professionalism, loyalty, diligence, and excellence.
Apr 1, 2021 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
Today, I met with the Chief of Defence Space Administration (DSA), Rear Admiral Williams Kayoda on the proposed establishment of the Nigeria Space Communications Satellite Centre in Ekiti State. This project complements the Ekiti Knowledge Zone initiative (EKZ).
Our administration conceived the #EKZ to take advantage of technology for #scientific research, industrialisation, and #innovation.
Apr 1, 2021 • 7 tweets • 4 min read
This afternoon, I met with the three indigenes of Ekiti State who were recently honoured with the Presidential Award for @officialnyscng Corps members. I am glad that in their various Places of Primary Assignment (PPA) they demonstrated #leadership, #compassion, and #diligence...
- values that define us as Ekiti people.
These young people went beyond the call of duty and made us proud. Kolawole Toba Gabriel focused on maternal and child #mortality, and helped to address questions of #poverty that contribute to high mortality rates in Adamawa State.
Mar 30, 2021 • 5 tweets • 4 min read
Our administration has recorded significant progress in making Ekiti the preferred destination to live, work, and play. I am pleased to announce that our state has been selected as the host of the 2021 edition of the National Arts Festival (#NAFEST) to be held later in the year.
Ekiti is beautiful. Our knowledgeable people are #hospitable, we have the most breathtaking scenery, our pounded yam is legendary, and we celebrate our #cultural heritage.
Oct 23, 2020 • 27 tweets • 6 min read
On #EndSARS Protest: an APPEAL FOR PEACE IN EKITI STATE AND THE SOUTH-WEST.
Ekiti Kete, I address you today in respect of the current security situation in our State, south-west zone and Nigeria as a whole which has necessitated the imposition of curfew.
The events of the last one week has been deeply troubling and of a great concern to me and many patriotic citizens of our dear State.
You would recall that on October 9, 2020, some concerned youths organised what was clearly a peaceful protest in Ado-Ekiti, ..
Apr 11, 2020 • 19 tweets • 4 min read
I would like to take some time out to pay tribute to a friend and comrade who I just learnt passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020 – Phillip Ilenbarenemen @IlenPhilipfacebook.com/16361949034864…
The loss of Phillip at this time came as a shock, and deeply saddened me in a week we had begun to have some joy with the traction we have recorded in the battle against #COVID19 in Ekiti state.
Oct 16, 2019 • 24 tweets • 4 min read
Ekiti-kete, it is exactly one year today, that I took the oath of office as the sixth (6th) democratically elected governor of our dear State, Ekiti. /1
You laid the path for a new beginning in Ekiti State on July 14, 2018 when you freely elected me as your Governor but your journey of faith with me started, for the second term, on Thursday, October 16, 2018. Today marks the first anniversary of the journey. /2