Fayemi receives transition committee report
Says Ekiti State Transition Law 2019 enduring legacy
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has received the report of the 20-man transition committee, saying the report will make the incoming administration have a seamless and smooth take-off in the overall interest of the people.
Fayemi, while receiving the 332-page report from the Chairman of the committee, Mr. Foluso Daramola, yesterday, said the committee was set up in pursuance of the Ekiti Transition Law 2019 as an enduring legacy aimed at setting the standard for the process of handing over power to succeeding administration in the state.
He also said that part of the responsibilities of the committee was to ensure adequate briefing of the incoming governor before he assumes office as well as provide avenue to ensure that salaries and retiring benefits of political office holders are paid without delay.
The outgoing governor said he was glad the assignment of the committee significantly captured the activities, programmes, projects and achievements of the government in line with the agenda of the administration and hoped that the report would provide the needed starting point for the incoming administration to start on the right footing.
He said: “I must commend Ekiti State people for electing Abiodun Abayomi Oyebanji, who had been part of the outgoing government as Secretary to the State Government (SSG). This singular commendable decision of Ekiti Kete has rightly resulted in the continuity of the good works of the administration. I am very confident that in view of this development, Ekiti State will witness accelerated sustainable growth on all fronts of human endeavour.
“Your committee was constituted in pursuance of the Transition Law 2019, which remains an enduring legacy of the administration and setting the standard for the process of handing over of power from one administration to the other. This occasion, therefore, is strategic being a major event to the programme lined up for the inauguration of the incoming administration.
“As a government that values due process, it is inevitable for us to prepare the ground for the incoming administration to have a seamless and smooth take-off in the overall interest of our people.
Chairman of the committee, while submitting the report to the governor, said that the committee was set up to enhance a seamless transition to the incoming government in line with the provision of the transition law 2019.
He thanked the governor for obliging the committee and the advisory council the opportunity to serve among the vast equally qualified persons.
Daramola, therefore, gave the assurance that the observations and recommendations of the report would be useful to guide the policy direction of the incoming government.