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YOU HAVE FAILED AS A GOVERNOR – GROUP TELLS FAYEMI

By Tunji Oluwasanmi
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Coalition of Non Governmental Organisations in Ekiti State, the Ekiti Movement for Peace and Good Governance (MOPEGO) has described offer by the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) governor of Ekiti State, Dr.

Kayode Fayemi to teach in the State owned university, Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti as hypocritical and admittance of failure to perform his duty as governor.

MOPEGO said “having failed as governor of Ekiti State, Fayemi was only trying to play to the gallery by offering to lecture in EKSU, which is what he ought to be doing in the first instance instead of holding a governorship position that he lacks intellectual faculty and experience to handle.”

Fayemi had said last Saturday during the 17th convocation lecture of EKSU that he was ready to teach some courses in the post-graduate school at the University, saying; “I have been in discussion with the school on plans to start a graduate course in my field of Peace and Conflict Studies. So very soon, don't be surprised if you see me in your class.”

Reacting, MOPEGO said in a statement jointly signed by the Coalition's Chairman, Dr Tunji Oluwasanmi, Secretary, Comrade Ebenezer Olaleye and Director of Communications and Strategy, Gbenga Babawibe that it was funny that a governor like Fayemi, who has failed in all aspects of governance was the one talking about teaching in a university.

“We read with amusement news of Fayemi offering to teach at the Ekiti State University. Our first reaction was; 'what is he going to be teaching? Is it history that is no longer fashionable in our universities or how to run Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) and make money doing nothing?

“Honestly, what Fayemi should be doing in the first instance is lecturing but he went over the bar by saying he wants to teach in the post-graduate school.

“Therefore, it is not too late for the judiciary imposed governor to give up on governance, where he has failed totally and go back to the classroom to teach whatever he feels he can teach.”