Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, as a trail-blazer and somebody who has set new standards in innovative governance.
According to a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Idowu Adelusi in Ado Ekiti on Saturday, President Jonathan stated this in a goodwill message he sent to the governor to mark the governor’s 57th birthday.
In the letter dated November 15, 2017 with reference number OGEJ/HE/127/1511-17, the former president said the anniversary of the governor’s birthday called for thanksgiving and prayers because â€œGod Almighty has blessed you exceedingly, given your exemplary achievements in leadership, industry and philanthropy.
â€œAs a leader and trail-blazer, you have spearheaded numerous initiatives and accomplishments that have not only remarkably improved the quality of life in Ekiti State, but have also set new standards in innovative governance.
â€œYou are a patriot who is always resolute and forthright in canvassing your views on matters of progressive politics and national development.â€
Jonathan therefore wished Fayose many productive years in the service to the nation.