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EKITI: THE WAY FORWARD

On the 14th of July 2018, Ekiti people went to the polls to right the wrongs of the 2014 when they voted out the man who truly is the friend of the masses as a compensation for the good works he did for them between October 2010 and 2014. Though thousands of Ekiti indigenes jubilated that Dr Kayode Fayemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the 2018 guber election, some people including yours truly have become nostalgic because we know it is not yet Uhuru. (more…)

Why Southwest Needs Economic Reintegration Now

The reemergence of Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of Ekiti State starting from October 16th, 2018, will no doubt invegorate the call for more synergy amongst the states of the west. Particularly, we are expecting greater cooperation between the incoming Ekiti State governor and his counterpart in Ondo State. No one should tell the two friendly governors that now is the best opportunity to reconstruct and make a dual carriageway between the road linking Ekiti and Ondo States. The opportunities this singular development action will bring to the two states and Nigeria are better imagine. (I leave that to the economists in the house to do justice to that). (more…)

HARNESSING THE POWER OF FEEDBACK IN GOVERNMENT

When it comes to strengthening the public sector, a creative Government needs to look inward for new ways to achieving better results for the people they serve. One promising tool that has gained momentum across numerous sectors in the last few years is the adoption of feedback mechanism. (more…)

MY ROLE AS THE FIRST LADY OF EKITI STATE IS PRIMARILY TO SUPPORT MY HUSBAND – Bisi Fayemi

Erelu Bisi Fayemi is a feminist activist, gender specialist, social entrepreneur, policy advocate, and social change philanthropy practitioner. She co-founded the African Women’s Development Fund, (AWDF) – the first Africa-wide grant-making fund, and served as the first Executive Director from 2001-2010. AWDF has played a key role in the promotion of feminist movement building in Africa. (more…)