The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose at this year’s edition of the Udiroko festival held at the palace of Ewi of Ado has assured Ekiti people that all the on going projects in the state would be completed before the end of his tenure. According to him, his developmental works in Ekiti State especially in Ado would stand the test of time.
He solicited the support of Ado people as the governorship election draws near saying he would bring his successor to the palace for the next year udiroko festival.
Addressing the crowd, the Ewi Oba Rufus Adejugbe express appreciation to Governor Fayose for making Ado a befitting state capital.
He called on Nigerian youths to embrace farming in order to solve the problem of unemployment while urging government at all levels to support them financially.
The chairman of the occasion, Aare Afe Babalola congratulated Ado sons and daughters for witnessing another year. He thank Governor Fayose for making the development of Ado and the state his priority.
The Udiroko cultural festival marks the beginning of new Year in Ado Ekiti calendar.
In attendance were the Governor of Gombe State Alahaji Ibrahim Dankwanbo, former Governors of Niger and Benue States Aliyu Babangida and Gabriel Swuswan, Deputy Governor of Rivers State, top government functionaries, as well as Ado sons and daughters from far and near. (EKSG)
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