The Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) in Ekiti State has thanked the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, for portray and commissioning the Oja Oba Market in Ado Ekiti, which was constructed by the administration of Mr. Ayodele Fayose.
The celebration, which additionally demanded clarification on the N2.75 billion allotted for building of the market within the N20 billion obtained in 2012 by Fayemi’s administration, mentioned it was deceptive for the governor to assert that he conceptualized the market undertaking and that it was solely executed as much as 55 p.c degree when Fayose left workplace.
In a launch on Friday, by the State Publicity Secretary, Raphael Adeyanju, the PDP mentioned “the Oja Oba Market, Ado Ekiti was solely conceptualized on billboards by Fayemi, regardless of availability of the N2.75 billion allotted for the undertaking within the N20 billion bond he took in 2012.
“As a governor, you conceptualized a market undertaking in 2011 (whereas beneath one yr in workplace), you bought N2.75 billion to execute the undertaking in 2012, you left workplace in October 2014, with out dropping a single block on the website, and you may nonetheless face Ekiti individuals and say that you just conceptualized the undertaking? How is that explainable?
“So why was the undertaking not achieved between 2011 and 2014? What occurred to the N2.75 billion made accessible for it in 2012?”
The celebration insisted that the undertaking was executed as much as 90 p.c degree earlier than Fayose left workplace and over N400 million was left for the cost of the contractor upon completion of the undertaking.
It added that though Governor Fayemi used one paragraph of his speech throughout the commissioning to present credit score to Fayose, the individuals of Ekiti is not going to want anybody to inform them whose authorities did the undertaking.
Whereas calling for transparency within the allocation of the over 800 retailers available in the market, the PDP reminded Governor Fayemi that his predecessor, who constructed the market, promised to present precedence to these whose retailers have been demolished to pave manner for the brand new market.
The celebration additionally mentioned allocation of the retailers should not be achieved on the premise of politics, including that the market belongs to Ekiti and its individuals and people who will profit from it should not be on the premise of loyalty to the governor and his celebration, All Progressives Congress (APC).
The PDP mentioned these whose allocations have been cancelled in 2018 when the governor assumed workplace must also be thought of.