The Ekiti State House of Assembly has announced that the Chairman of Ikere Local Government, Hon. Femi Ayodele steps aside for investigation on an alleged disregard to extant regulations.
A statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Yemisi Ayokunle said this has became necessary in order to allow for thorough investigation into the alleged publication in the media, in disregard to extant regulations.
Hon. Ayokunle noted that the House has committed the matter to the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs for investigation and report to the House in seven days.
It would be recalled that governor Kayode Fayemi denied 2023 Presidential Camapign Poster adding that such move becomes a distraction for his government.
However, when contacted the suspended chairman rebuffed the move urging this news medium not to bother him. ” What is ur own interest , father can punish his son any how, pls don’t disturb me .” Ayodele replied.
Hon. Jamiu Hakeem, deputy speaker Ekiti State House of Assembly confirmed the development.
” Yes, the Chairman of Ikere Local Government, Hon. Femi Ayodele is to be investigated due unsolicited and unauthorised campaign in the media against extant rules. His matter has been referred to the committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs for investigation. However he has to proceed on immediate suspension pending investigation. Thanks”