Adebayo Adenrele

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has assured the residents of the State that the Governor-elect, Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji would sustain the good work of his administration in using art and culture to develop young talents in Ekiti.

The Governor disclosed this at the Obafemi Awolowo Civic Centre in Ado Ekiti at the end of a three- week young contemporaries’ art residency programme in the State.

Governor Fayemi, while addressing young talented artists maintained that the state government was passionate about strengthening its partnership with visionary organisations that exhibit readiness in investing in talents development in Ekiti.

“When I look at some of the works that you produced in the course of this residency, there are several messages that jump at you , migration, crisis of identity, duality, change and continuity, those were the things that clearly jumped at me as I walked round looking at the works that you produced.”

“It is in that context of change and continuity that I will like to end my remarks because rele do mentioned that this will be the last exhibition that will happen on my watch as governor in the state of which is true.”

“Change will not mean stopping, it will mean continuity, we will continue to work with rele foundation and many of our artists who for one reasons or the other ventured into coming back to Ekiti for their work, they are most welcome to Ekiti.”