Ado Ekiti – A group, the Ekiti Democratic
Coalition (EDC) has accused former governor of
Lagos, Bola Tinubu and the immediate past
governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi of offering
the 15 All Progressives Congress House of
Assembly members in Ekiti N800 million to
impeach the state Governor, Ayodele Fayose,
reports Daily Independent.
The group alleged that each of the lawmakers
got N50 million, while the Speaker, Adewale
Omirin, was given N100 million.
A statement signed by the group’s Coordinator,
Aderemi Olaleye, said the lawmakers met with
Tinubu, and Fayemi in Lagos on Tuesday to
perfect the plan.
The group noted that the lawmakers have been
told to use the dissolution of local councils
caretaker committees as the basis for the
The Speaker of the House has however denied
the claims by the group.
Wole Olujob, Special Adviser on Media to the
Speaker, described the allegation as the
handiwork of the Peoples Democratic Party