Ekiti Assembly Suspends LG Chairman

Ekiti State House of Assembly has directed the Chairman of Ikere Local Government, Hon. Femi Ayodele to step aside for investigation on an alleged disregard for extant regulations.

Mr Ayodele is reported to be canvassing support for Dr Fayemi for the 2023 presidential election through the poster which was designed with the logo of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Reacting to the poster which went viral, Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode claimed that he had no any knowledge of the campaign poster neither did he authorise Mr Ayodele or any person or group of persons to start a campaign on his behalf.

In a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon.Yemisi Ayokunle said the decision of the house became necessay in order to allow for thorough investigation into the alleged publication in the media, which she claimed was a disregard for extant regulations.

Hon. Ayokunle noted that the House had committed the matter to the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs for investigation and report to the House in seven days.

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