Saturday June 19, 2021 4:38 AM

Ekiti Guber: Ex-Speaker, Bamisile declares intention

A member of the House of Representatives in Ekiti State, Hon. Femi Bamisile, has declared that he would contest for the State’s governorship seat in the 2022 election.

The lawmaker said he is very optimistic that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would triumph retain the seat

The parliamentarian, representing Ekiti South Federal Constituency 2, made the declaration at ward 5, in Kota Ekiti, Ekiti East Local Government area of the state recently.

Speaking while  addressing party’s stakeholders at  his ward and local government, Bamisile said he decided to contest so as  to build on the lofty legacy being built by Governor Kayode Fayemi.

He noted that he had  informed  critical stakeholders, including Governor Fayemi and his ward members about this tall ambition.

He emphasized that the issue of zoning the seat to Southern part of the state to assume the governorship seat in 2022  equitable.

“What I did was not a formal declaration, it was just an information for my people , whom I valued so well and leaders of our great party in my ward and council area in Ekiti East.

“I had informed our leader, Governor Kayode Fayemi about my intention. I will soon begin statewide consultations with the leadership of our party at the state, local government and ward levels to intimate them about my aspiration .

“APC is a party with a strong internal mechanism for the conduct of primary and I am looking forward to a primary that will be free , fair, credible and that can accommodate all”, Bamisile stated.

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