The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, will never cease to amaze the public and Ekiti people as he wore shorts yesterday to the signing event of the state’s 2016 budget.
The governor had attracted criticisms last week when he appeared before the State House of Assembly to defend the proposed N67bn Ekiti State 2016 Budget, as he brought out a gavel and symbolically “passed” the budget into law after presenting the proposal to lawmakers.
Fayose was also criticized for his choice of dressing. He wore T-shirt and jeans, which critics say diminishes the office he occupies. However, he was unfazed and apparently wanted to give his critics more things to talk about. He decided to wear shorts.
They said I was not properly dressed last week,I wearing short knickers to sign d budget.They should keep talking. pic.twitter.com/mZgj6caHNa
— Peter Ayodele Fayose (@GovAyoFayose) December 15, 2015
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Pls get the point right! politics or no politics, if you are going to office it is incumbent on you to dress officially, the dress is not appropriate for official duty period and simple. It will shock you to know that his dressing is politics in itself and may not be as cheap as some of us may think but that’s none of my business. But I employ everyone to think right Always. I am a Nigerian from Ekiti State I stand by nobody but by what is right
Gov Ayo Fayose is my role model…Say what u like it never changes his realness
I commend Ekiti State assembly for disregarding their governor”s outfit to present his 2016 budget. I wish it is Ekiti State Assembly to screen CG customs. There should have been no controversies. However,how would you judge Fayose if he is to pay a courtesy visit to Oni of Ife or Emir of Kano Lamido Sunusi? Or to attend 36 governor”s meeting in Abuja? Or even to be among Presidential entourage to overseas trip such as UN ,AU, or even ECOWAS meetings? God bless Ekiti State assembly for been tolerant to Fayose”s conduct
What will Gov Fayose not do that pple will not talk? Be kareful not to abuse dignitaries.
Democracy is not abt what u wear but the dividend delivered to the pple. This austerity does not permit Gov Ayo to wear Agbada to work bcos any tyme he will put his hand to the plough. Go On My amiable Gobinor
I wish every1 would appreciate Gov.Fayose’s simplicity, i love him for his ideology the more. Mr. Governor, Carryon!
These are the kind of people we need in our generation. What has clothing got to do with what is happening to the Ekitis and Nigerians now? Would anybody want to look dirty or underdressed? If Mechanics were not wearing dirty clothes, who would have been fixing our cars? If Traders (example butchers) were not smelling, how would meat and other food stuff be supplied, etc.? But one thing is certain, no matter how they look, they put food on the table for their families at the end of the day and solve other people’s problems. We should be talking about what Fayose is doing towards the solution of the problems people are facing and not his clothing. After all Adam did not know what clothing is until he committed sin in the Garden of Eden. So Good clothing and appearance is deceit. Whether you wear designers or rags, what matters is your service to humanity. You are my kind of spirited person. ABI NA GOOD CLOTHING BE EKITI STATE PROBLEM? Carry on Baba Fayose! I dey your side.
Dressing code or not.. in my opinion, I think fashion has to do with your mood and that is how even your oversize cloth size you best. by dway, the person in question is a domestic human like everyone who understand and been intellectual about what he does publicly without allowing others opinion influence his attribute.. His personal life we care but the end result of the office He occupied is what matters and optimum the state.
Ayo Fayose, to me, for now, is a savior. He might have embezzled money. I don’t care. What I apprciate in him is the way and manner he has been in the defense of his people despite intimidation from the Presidency. No body has been able to cage him.
Am really happy that the expected change whom the preacher of change cannot begin,begin with fayose, i love u a distinquished son of nigeria,CHANGE BEGINS WIYH YOU.
His using his hand to write not his cloths. Let him be we have lots of problem in Nigeria I wonder why his dress is the one to solve first.
Fayose, Whats all these comment about? Do you know u are adressed the way you dress. If U are representing Ekiti state that is regarded as the citadel of knowledge.I dont think Fayose need to be too casual. Let Ekiti people be respected.
Why all these fuse about Governor Fayose…….His dressing, careless and gullible speeches , his attacks on the President and all what have you!!! at least the Ekiti people decided what they wanted and got it. “Ekiti ti gbe omi wo, won tun gbe epo wo” Ride on joo governor Fayose of Ekiti State.
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Honestly is a shame on you guys.
we get problem for this country wetin concern wetin anyone wear , cloth na cloth , i wear wetin i like. So wetin come be issue way everybody just dey drag on , abi no b one country prime minister ride bicycle go office , if na naija governor or senator ride motor cycle go office , omo una go drag him issue tire. Make una wake up …Lol
The excellency, Mr ayodele fayose may your years be long , you will be in good health . I love you with all my heart
I love him that way,is a man that care for his people without fear . your dressing does matter , what matter is the ability to be a good leadership period.
Am beginning to like him for his simplicity in dressing,the simpler the better
I love him that way . that is simplicity
Yeah, i have read your several comments on Governor Peter Fayose dressing on the States Budget signing day. He is not infallible, just like any of us, but it beats my imagination, it also seems that an average Nigeria, in Churh or mosque, pretends to be worshipping God Almighty. How?, the truth from all survey research, is that we must jettison physical appearances of wealth and highly placed corrupted uninionis in determining followership, though neatness matters a lot in both public and private spheres of life. Here, Fayose was not in rags anyway. But my observation is that” If we can pik 10 men of valor in the likes of Fayose, from PDP, APC, ACPN,(my Political party) and others, then the real expected Change, has arrived.(am not saying he should abuse or neglect office of our God Sent President)
Gov. Fayose is believes in originality. This is a man that does not know how to pretend as every politician do. May God blessed and draw him more to Himself for the sake of heaven which is the ultimate.
Some school of thoughts believes that what you wear is what you are, that is not true in all cases. socially, you can dress to make others happy and you are not comfortable with what you put on. Fayose is a human being like us, what the big deal in him dressing simple based on how he feels. Lets stop the mentality that is when you sweat much that shows you are working or when u dress politely that shows you are serious.
I love this man as day passes, I think i am beginning to see him as my best candidate for our next presidency, he is not a hypocrite, he is a real man. Please sir wear what ever you want to wear and let Ekiti state be good
I holistically concur with @ Charles. Fayose is better than APC change!
I don’t care about what Fayose wears, what I care about is how much dividend of democracy he can delivery to Ekiti people. I strongly believe he is doing that as the people voted him back to office based on his track record.
Only FOOLS love governors who are fashion minded but has nothing to offer to them who voted for them.
I think Fayose is the Government Ekiti people need at this time.
Please note, I am not from Ekiti, but I have followed his performance long before now.
Well, everyone is entitle to his or her opinion. Decency is a good omen and so ur dressing speaks more of ur decency. God save us and put us on the right direction.
Why are we so concerned about whether somebody wears trousers or shouts? They make no difference. We are just prisoners of our parochial mindset. What were whites wearing when they were rulers of Nigeria between 1900 and 1960. What were our policemen and soldiers wearing 60-70years ago? SHORTS! SHORTS! SHORTS! These people wore shorts and it didn’t diminish there offices or reduced the performance of their duties. Now we have to dress like prisoners putting on all these heavy clothes like jacket, tie, coat, etc and by such become sophisticated criminals like those bankers of 1990-2009 who dressed so powerfully corporate and looted or O.B.T. depositors funds through every conceivable means possible while deceiving the public with their ‘responsible’ corporate appearances. FAYOSE CARRY GO. NA YOU BIKO.
No matter how much u defend govr fayose,there’s required standard moral behaviour expected from occupants of high ranking office anywhere in the world b it America, Europe, Asia or Africa, hw will u rate an M.D of a big conglomerate dressing in short n polo to chairs board meeting in A.G.M, I bet it can be imagined. U accept it or not govr fayose behaviour is highly questionable n unbecoming of a V.I.P in such high ranking office, no matter what decency n modesty should guide his utterances n appearance particularly in important events such as budget presentation or ceremony.. Hope he’s not overdose on drugs
Best governor Nigeria ever ve no noncess man,he gives his people what dey want and what dey need,so nobody should ever talk bad about him,his a man of year
Fayose is now seen as a very good man who takes care of his pple. I want to remind those who are hailing as a hero of our time and Nigerian in general that the same fayose spent more than 2 billion naira ekiti money to operate a poultry. Pple should thinks twice. My advice to fayose in all these is that he should be careful and guard his utterances because the drum thats sound recklessly ll soon burst.
hummnnnnn,people had said a lot,but there is something I personally believe, i.e putin on Agbada,buba ,danshiki,shirt and plain trousers,jeans and polo,etc does not mean the fellow did not dress responsible. But check it in other way round ,why should a reasonable person put on Agbada ? why sud someone put on a suit or jeans and trousers,likewise some preferred wearing shorts & shirts ,as others preffered Agbada and buba for a presentation.u put on what u wish,except if there is a code or mode of dressing,if there is not,so why cant u dress the way its match u.Am not into any party freeque or from Ekiti,but free the Gov.
you be big fool,what has the topic here got to do with your stupid and senseless occult group you belong to? my friend go and look for job to do,or fabricate other lies for those who care.
I jus lov d man he is so brave abt his style of dressing it has nothing to do wit being a gov am sure wen he wants to wear native he will so it’s cool wit me
My Governor Osokomole. Means Action Governor, What you wear is not any ones problems is what you have to delivered to the people of Ekiti. OSOKOMOLE YESOOOOOOO.
Comment:Gov’ Fayose was a Good patriotism, Ekiti Kete loves him ,Even all of us Frm Yoruba Decedants Cherish him most’ He tooks Politics to Common man, He entered ppls house without invitation, going to burial ceremonies without knowing the celebrants! Long lyf to u Sir’ Koodus .*He also delivered his state to Federal election * Salutation to a man of Courage, I hail U Sir.
Comment:I like your style our able Governor
Really FAYOSE can wear all what he wish, it is just sign of world end. But to remember leader should show his follwers good attitudes and behaviors
d minister of sports dresses like a vigilante, oshomole dresses like a mechanic but de don’t see it except dat of fayose who appeared smart. na wa for naira.
His dressing has nothing to do with the budget presentation. The most important thing is not how well you dress, but how well you deliver your mandate
Mr fayose is a symbol of a good man with a difference ways of life, a man of his word,a man with fear of God & human, a man dat does not believe in office, a man that believes in human right, I lov ur outfit sir,is not by dress just let them say yoruba so wipe aso unla ko leniyan unla.
Iwa onif’oniwa le *No matter what you do… you can only take the lion out of the jungle, you can’t take jungle out of the lion
Liking him for the first time, love ur outfit Mr governor, but learn to reserve some comments.
U cannt judge a man by his outer looks but a man can only be judge of his inner thought and he say and do,fayose is a democrat who believes in freedom for all,so outfit has notin 2 do with governor only it should be moderate,now compare his dressing with oshiomole, pls wot is d diffrnt?
How does doctor dress? Have you seen a king in his dressing before?What of lawyer and other professions? The position of governor is a honourable position, to me it is not good for governor of whole state dressing in that way to public occasion. Governor cherish this position, you must know you are representing some people not yourselves.
Comment: Fayose , you are free to wear anything its non of their bussnes, all I know is that you are far better than those of them that wear agbada yet they can not distinguish the truth from lies
sir’ A KING IS A KING AT ALL TIME
WHENEVER YOU SEE A KING YOU FILL THE PRESENCE.
PLS’ FOR GOD SAKE MY ABLE GOVERNOR IS A YORUBA MAN , DRESS HUMBLE.
DRESS IN FITTED YORUBA STILE,
THOUGH” IT’S NOT YOUR DRESS THAT WILL JUDGE YOUR PROMISED AND PERFORMANCE
THERE ARE NICE YORUBA CLOTHS, SUCH AS ADIRE e.tc THAT ARE LESS EXPENSIVE TO YOUR SPORTY FITTED DRESS.
I AM YOUR FANCE ALWAYS -PLS CHANGE ….
I WOULD LOVE TO SEE YOU DRESS IN YORUBA ATIRE ALL THROUGH YOUR TENURE IN OFFICE. TANX
All this stupid comments here and there is not making than the so call apc tout . what does dressing have to do with signing of a budget. If he likes let him put on pant we love him. Baba go on and on Baba God dey your side joooo
We can’t all behave diameter way, wear what you like and present budget, he doesn’t need to buy expensive clothes for budget so Nigerians appreciate and respect other people’s feelings. It’s their lives. We waste money on irrelevant things like burial, spending lavishly on lweddings birthdays
There is no constitutional provision for the dress code of a governor during budget defence. I am not from Ekiti State but I see Fayose as one of the best governors of our time. Let him remain consistent in delivering the dividends of democracy to his people.
Comment:hope it is not constitutional. Is it better for him to waste people money on dresses while we suffer infrastructural decay? It is goverment of the people, for the people not dress.
Don’t mind them…..he is the only governor I like in Nigeria………but I pray he will not change.
Putting on a short nicker has nothing to do with budget passage..whats d different betw a short nd a long trouser that d both covering our nakedness. Wise up people,governance is meeting d needs od common people in which fayose is d best at. Whats wrong in him dressing as he want,his dressing cannot stop d paasage of d budget so why are u people ipening ur smelling mouth to insult fayose. Hes d 1st ever governor that send a copy of his state budget to efcc for monitoring. What else do u want again,if it were to b one of apc governor they wont talk,they ll say he dress simple nd humble.leav fayose alone u propagandist
Ayodeji ,you are right, Fayose can equaly wear ordinary pant and under singlet when next he want to go to meet them at state house,.
Fayose is a man we love and cherish so much. I love his style. He don’t care about what you say, but cares about his people. That is what governance is all about. No insultive talks Pls. God bless us
Then, who cares about what he says! He is a motor park governor, period.
kk u are a motor park idiot
A damfo driver with no sense
Comment Nigerian should not be surprise when you have a tough as a governor
WEll, adesegun adekoya is such an idiot, a very stupid nigeria with no sense
You are d most stupid human in earth
Slow down. You are completely frazzled. I think he looks cool and it shows he’s working…unlike the thieves moving all around and folks like you say nothing about them. I might add he looks clean and kempt. Now, you thinks stupid.
Fakeye, u need to be enlightened, Fayose has proved his worth, he has shown Nigerian that he is original and not a carbon copy. naturally i love him and his charisma. The lord will keep him for Ekiti and entire nigeria so that others can learn from him.
Really The Lord will keep him for ekiti for people deserve d type of governance the want.That type of character can’t stay half a day in any sane clime.
John pls read before you respond, Fakeye is not against Fayose.
what one wears to the event as governor is irrelevant. It is looting that diminishes executive office. Is Fayose a treasury looter? Probably is. My point is we have focus on treasury looting. Not what one wears.
Biased APCistic views. We have been hearing this type of your crap.