Assembly Crisis: Ekiti North APC Rep Candidate, Kolawole  Hails Oyebanji, Monarchs’ Intervention 


The chieftain of the  All Progressives Congress(APC) and House of Representatives candidate for Ekiti North Federal Constituency (II) , Akinlayo Davidson Kolawole has hailed  the Ekiti State  Council of Traditional Rulers’ intervention in dousing the tension in the legislative arm of government.

Akinlayo, in a statement made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti also lauded governor Biodun Oyebanji  for keeping to his promise of not meddling in the affairs of the legislative arm of government.

He also commended the leadership of the Ekiti State House of Assembly  for implementing the monarchs’ peace  recommendations by recalling the hitherto suspended lawmakers.

The APC candidate said  the speed at which the disagreement was resolved was a pointer to the fact that both the governor and the royal fathers are desirous of peace and radical development in Ekiti .

“Let me use this opportunity to commend our royal fathers for the quick and genuine  efforts at ending the parliamentary fiasco in Ekiti .I want to equal salute our amiable governor Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji (BAO) for being  a true leader and statesmen .The governor’s refusal to be dragged into  the assembly’s  feud is a good omen for the state and our democracy.

“It is my hope that  the executive and legislature will  now be working on the same page in order to better the lots of the  common man in Ekiyi .” Akinlayo said .

Akinlayo also expressed appreciation to other stakeholders,particularly the APC leadership in Ekiti  who have shown genuine concern about the recent disquiet in the Assembly stressing that conflict resolution is a function genuine passion and sincerity.

He therefore urged the monarchs and the good people of Ekiti State to continue to give  their support to the current administration inorder to deliver the much-needed dividend of democracy.

Recall that Ekiti Assembly recently embroiled in leadership crisis which led to the controversial removal and election  its speakers

Before the peace meeting, two persons, Rt Hon.Gboyega Aribisogan and Olubunmi Adelugba had been laying claim to the speskership  position.

However, the stakeholders have resolved that Rt Hon Adelugba who was elected by the majority of the lawmakers should be allowed to function as the speaker .

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