By Abdulateef Yamah
For the purpose of good governance and delivery of dividends of democracy to the people, twenty one communities in Ekiti state have received a total of 184 million naira from the state government as another round of grants to execute projects.
In his usual style, Governor Fayose announced that his party, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is ever ready for the governorship election in the state anytime it is called.
Fayose said,”a good product is not difficult to market”. He stated this when he was distributing cheques to 21 benefitting communities of the grants for their various development projects.
He also noted, he was confident in the ability of his party and whoever its candidate was, they can win in snap elections.
Fayose said,”it is not about the party, but the person who is on the driver seat.” At the ceremony held in Ado Ekiti, representatives of the communities received the cheques and he emphasized the need for continuity deveploment in government.
The Ekiti state governor said: we are working and we will work until the last day. There must be progression and progressive growth in our state. A party may be good, but the driver being bad. It is not about the party, but continuity of the good works we are doing. We are going to evolve a blue print for the development of each community in our state. “Since we are serving our people with all sincerity and our people are supporting us, we are prepared for the governorship election even if it holds today. A good product is not difficult to market and sell”.
“Some people who were comparing themselves and dropping the names of international figures came and failed. Leaders must humble themselves and give the people the right of way. Our people need a leader they can lean on his shoulder”.
The governor who assured the people of the communities of an all – round development, stated that they would benefit from the grants while the General Manager of EKSDA, Mr Steve said each community chosed the project they want to execute.
In all, the local government chairmen would have the added responsibility of assisting in monitoring of the projects.