Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose in commemoration of Democracy day today May 29, has congratulated Nigeria’s new President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the outgoing president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, for making history.
Fayose, in a press statement delivered by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, and made available in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, congratulated Ekiti people for being part of this historic event.
The governor according to Punch reaffirmed his dedication towards the growth and development of the state saying, “Dear compatriots, as your duly elected Governor, I am more than determined to protect the democratic norms and values in our state. The unity, peace and stability of our state as well as the protection of lives and property are non-negotiable.
“Ekiti people are known as a strong, resilient and courageous people, therefore, we must all rise in unison with patriotic zeal and collective determination to overcome various challenges confronting our dear state.
“As a state, we have our good and bad days, but it is important to understand that rancour poses a serious threat to the development and sustenance of democracy.
“Despite the challenges we face in Ekiti State, we must commend all peace-loving people of the state for opposing forces of evil who are the enemies of democracy, determined to truncate the electoral wishes of the people.”