…urges BAO to leverage available resources

Adebayo Adenrele



The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ekiti State Council, has called on Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, to pay the gratuity of Pensioners in the State as well as other outstanding deductions.


NUJ, in a Communiqué issued at the end of July Congress and signed by the Secretary of the Union, Comrade Kayode Babatuyi, acknowledged the efforts of the Governor towards ensuring that civil servants are paid as and when due, while still reminding him of his civil responsibilities towards Pensioners.


They also charged the outgoing Governor to strive and complete all pending projects as promised during his electioneering.


The Union equally advised the Governor-elect in the State, Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, to leverage on the available resources, once he assume office, which would make him record success.


Speaking on security of the State, Ekiti NUJ commended the Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Commandant, CP Morenikeji Adesina, for arresting two Kidnap kingpins, Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris and Ibrahim Mumini Toyin, and other achievements recorded by the force.


They also charged him to streamline the activities of Commercial motorcyclists, known as Okada Riders in order to fish out Criminals disguising as Operators.


On sanitation, the Union charged Ministry of Environment and Authorities of the Ekiti State Waste Management Board area to ensure proper and regular evacuation of refuse dumps.


The Statement reads in part, “While commending Governor Kayode Fayemi for  payment of salary as and when due, the house called for payment of outstanding deductions, salaries and other benefits of workers and pensioners.”


“That the Governor should also strive hard to complete all ongoing projects as promised during his electioneering.”


“That the Governor-elect should endeavour to hit the ground running and leverage on the low hanging fruits that would make his government record better success as soon as he takes oath of office.”


“Commended the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police,  CP Morenikeji Adesina for the various breakthroughs recorded in the fight against crimes particularly the arrest of two kidnap kingpins, Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris and Ibrahim Mumini Toyin but urged him not to rest.”


“That activities of commercial motorcyclists should be looked into and streamlined so as to fish out criminals operating under the guise of been an operator.”


“That the ministry of Environment and  authorities of the Ekiti State Waste Management Board should  ensure regular evacuation of refuse deposited at various locations within the state while residents should desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse.”