In a rare show of loyalty, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi has taken his Facebook page to celebrate his Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy, Akin Rotimi as the later marks his 40th birthday on Saturday,

Almost three years as the 2nd term governor in the state, Fayemi has not particularly praised or celebrated any of his aides on social media.

Governor Fayemi described Akin Rotimi as “a trustworthy and dependable protege”. According to the governor Rotimi’s expertise in Communications for Development has contributed immensely to state’s work in politics and governance.

The post on Faceook page of the governor reads in part:

This is to wish Akin Rotimi, my Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy, a happy 40th birthday.

Since 2007 when I first met him, he has proven to be a trustworthy and dependable protege and member of my team. His expertise in Communications for Development has contributed immensely to our work in politics and governance.

It is always heartwarming to know how much he has immersed himself into my ideologies, worldview, and trajectory in life, and he is one of the very few that I can trust with a draft for a speech or correspondence on almost any subject, and it would be close.

Happy Birthday Akin, your best days are ahead.

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