Ekiti Assembly Preaches Peace, Rallies Support for Oyebanji

Ekiti State House of Assembly, has urged Nigerians, Ekiti citizens in particular to place high premium on maintenance of peace and stability in 2023, for the country to witness unprecedented transformation under the current government.

The Legislative Arm, also appealed to Ekiti electorate to support Governor Biodun Oyebanji for the conduct of peaceful elections bereft of bloodshed and crisis in the impending general polls.

The Assembly gave this admonition in its congratulatory message, on Sunday, and signed by the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon Adeoye Aribasoye commemorating the New Year celebration.

The lawmakers harped on the need for Ekiti electorate to be committed to coalescing efforts with the government to tackle cases of kidnappings, killings and banditry being experienced in some sections of the state, for easy execution of Governor Oyebanji’s transformation plans for the populace.

The legislators assured of their continued partnership with the Governor in enacting laws that would promote good governance and lay a good foundation for a speedy transformation of Ekiti.

They expressed joy over the seamless transition being witnessed under Governor Oyebanji’s government, saying the contributions of Ekiti people are required in the year for the actualisation of the governor’s electioneering promises to Ekiti people.

We congratulate Nigerians and the good people of Ekiti State across the 26 constituencies that we represent. We wish them stable, peaceful and progressive governance in 2023.

“But for the task of the transformation we are hinching towards to be realisable, we have to take ownership of government, by showing interest and fulfilling our obligations as patriotic citizens of this state in 2023.

“We need to project the culture of togetherness that we inherited from our forebears, by rejecting pull-him-down syndrome, playing of religious and ethnic politics and material acquisition that is creating segregation and mistrust in leadership system.

“We appreciate your contributions to the growth and development of Ekiti State and you must approach the next general elections with that mission that Ekiti must be peaceful and progressive.

“We assure you that we will continue to give effective and robust representations and play our oversight function in a way that will serve your best interest.

“We won’t compromise or waver our strides for good governance on the altar of politics or other primordial sentiments that can jeopardise the corporate interest if Ekiti citizens, who elected us into office”.

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