It Is Wicked For Fayose To Be Owing Workers And Pensioners While He Gets His Allowances Up To Date – Adewale
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Otunba Segun Adewale, has condemned Governor Ayodele Fayose’s led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government for allegedly mistreating the people of the state. He made this known during his campaign tour to Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government.
According to Adewale, it was ‘wicked’ for Fayose to be owing workers and pensioners arrears of benefits while he (Fayose) and his aides collect their allowances up to date.
He promised to use his mandate if given the opportunity, to invest in human capital development by training 15,000 youths annually in skills acquisition and vocations as well as giving out additional soft loans to enable them to establish their businesses.
This, according to him, would allow them to cater for their parents without having to wait for government’s stomach infrastructure of one cup of rice and beans as currently being practised by the government of the day.
NIGERIA NEWS gathered that Adewale also vowed to solve electricity problems regretting that some communities in the state have been in total darkness for four years without any government effort to solve the problem.
He reiterated that poor power supply will drive investors away from the state, adding that he already made projections on how to invest about $3m to generate 10 megawatts (Off-grid) in each of the three senatorial districts in the state in partnership with the private sector.
He said: “Ekiti does not need a government that will treat people like they are destitute by giving them handouts and Christmas clothes but a government that will help the people achieve their God-given potentials by giving them the opportunity.”
“Teachers and pensioners should not be owed any kobo as is the case presently and that, rather for work to be incentivized, the workers are being discouraged.”
Adewale, thereafter, described himself as “the best man to fix Ekiti State and bring it out of the economic doldrums,” reiterating the need for urgent intervention of a visionary leader in many areas of the state.