PDP urges Buhari not to trample on constitution
By Olakiitan Victor
Immediate past Minister of State of Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has clarified that no refund was made to the state government under Ayodele Fayose for the rehabilitation of federal roads during his tenure as minister.
While speaking with journalists on Thursday after his release, Commissioner of Finance in Ekiti State, Mr Toyin Ojo, disclosed that the rumoured N5.8 billion said to be the amount allegedly refunded by FG for the
construction of Ado -Ifaki road to Ekiti formed part of the questions
asked by DSS during interrogation.
He was released on Tuesday after two days in the Department of State
Shedding light on the issue, Adeyeye said : “Ado-Ifaki dualisation on
which it was reported that refund was made was not even in the
category of roads on which the Federal Ministry of Works intended to
The former minister said throughout his tenure as minister of state
for works, no kobo was paid to Ekiti State government by the Federal
Ministry of Works and the records are there for all to see.
“The records are there and I expect responsible journalism to be about
facts and figures”.
Meanwhile , President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to dwell and
operate within the ambit of democracy rather than militocracy in
This advice was given by the chairman of the Ekiti State Chapter of
the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Idowu Faleye while addressing the
press at the secretariat of the party in Ado Ekiti.
The chairman said the party is compelled to address the press in via
of the recent development at the Ekiti State House of Assembly where
gunmen from the DSS arrested four members of the House.