Following the rumours making the rounds that the Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, received N30 billion from the federal government after his inauguration, the newly sworn in governor has debunked the rumours, describing it as fake and unfounded.
According to the governor, his government has not received any money from the federal government or any of its agencies since its inauguration.
Fayemi said his administration would not be distracted by baseless rumours.
A statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Yinka Oyebode, quoted Fayemi as saying that the people of the state should discountenance the rumour as it was fake and unfounded.
He said his new administration has not received any money from the federal government or any of its agencies since its inauguration.
Part of the statement read: “As a responsible government that believes in accountability and transparency, this government will always provide correct information to the people on all its transactions and will not hide anything from the people. “Members of the public are thereby assured of regular briefings on the state of finances and developments in the state
“The era of government by deceit and falsehood has ended on October 15. The present administration is focused on meeting its obligations to workers, pensioners and the general public.”
The governor added that his administration would not be agitated by baseless rumours in the discharge of its duties to the people of the state.