I was bribe twice to support Buhari, but i refuse-Fayose

Outgoing Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has claimed that
former Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal
Daura, lobbied him on two occasions to support President
Muhammadu Buhari-led government in order for the Peoples
Democratic Party to retain control of the state, but he declined on
both occasions.
The governor spoke in Abuja on Sunday night at a reception
organised for him by his colleagues in the PDP Governors’ Forum.
A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi,
Monday, quoted Fayose as saying that it was for that reason that
Daura coordinated the security onslaught against him and his
supporters during the July 14 governorship election in the state.
According to him, “If I had agreed to the proposal and operated like
a bat that has the features of an animal and a bird, they would not
have attempted to muzzle me. I am not one of those that would be
silenced or who will go and take cover under his wife’s bed
because some people want to play God.
‘’I cannot deceive you, I can fight but rather than fight the PDP, I
will deploy my energy to fight those holding our country hostage
and retarding its growth by their incapability. The time is up for
them and they know this.”
On the fallout from the PDP presidential primary, Fayose urged the
National Chairman, Prince Uche Secobdus, and others to give the
necessary respect and recognition to state governors, adding that
the governors are institutions on their own and they must be
accorded the necessary respect and recognition.
‘’When there is a need to get these governors to contribute money
to meet some needs, they will contribute. But when there is a need
to let them express their views and preferences, they will be
accused of trying to impose, that must stop,” he said.
Fayose expressed confidence that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter
Obi would be elected president and vice president of Nigeria next
year, urging the party to unite, forge a common front to oust
Buhari.
He added that the South-West people would vote the PDP in the
coming general elections and thanked the organisers of the event
and those who graced it for honouring him.
At the event, the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Emmanuel Udom,
described Fayose as a courageous and dependable man saying
Fayose could defend a cause even at the cost of his life.
The chairman of the occasion, the Speaker of the House of
Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, said nobody who served his
people the way Fayose did would be put to shame and noted that
Fayose’s supporters shedding tears while he was departing Ekiti
were actually praying for him.
Mr. Peter Obi, in his remarks, said the country needed people like
Fayose who would speak the truth to power.
Other speakers such as the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake
Dickson, and former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode,
poured encomiums on Fayose and prayed that God blesses his
future endeavours.

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3 Comments

  1. Hmm

  2. Tell me something

  3. Good update.

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