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Climate change: Experts, stakeholders reiterate policies towards protecting environment

Kayode Fayemi

Experts and stakeholders in Ekiti State have reiterated the need for strong government policies in addressing the increasing changes in the environment towards protecting the ecosystem for the benefit of mankind. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State The stakeholders who spoke during a one-day workshop, titled, “Climate Crisis : Causes, Impacts and Adaptation”,  organised by Triple Green Environmental Development Foundation ...

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Stakeholders hail Ekiti food security bill

Kayode Fayemi

Participants at a public hearing organised by the Ekiti State House of Assembly on a bill to ensure food security, have lauded the lawmakers for the initiative. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State The bill was tagged “a bill for a law to ensure food security by making active participation of political office holders and Career Office Holders in Agriculture, (otherwise ...

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Open defecation: Ekiti landlords comply with Fayemi’s ‘One-House, One-Toilet’ policy

Kayode Fayemi

Some landlords in major towns in Ekiti State have begun to construct toilets in their premises in compliance with the state government’s policy to check open defecation. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Investigations revealed that, in Otun Ekiti, Ido Ekiti, Ikole Ekiti, Oye Ekiti and Ifaki Ekiti, among others in Ekiti North Senatorial District, many buildings were undergoing renovation ...

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Flood wreaks havoc in Ekiti, scores displaced, properties destroyed

Kayode Fayemi

Floods following a torrential rainfall in the night of Wednesday, July 14, 2021 displaced some residents of Ado Ekiti, in Ekiti State, from their homes and destroyed properties. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Mostly affected were residents of Balemo and Tinuola areas, off Afao Road in Ado Ekiti, where flood submerged over 10 buildings and destroyed properties worth millions ...

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Fayemi canvasses environmental protection to boost agribusiness

Kayode Fayemi

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has flagged off distribution of equipment to farmers, under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), to promote agribusiness in the state. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Fayemi, represented by the Deputy Gov. Bisi Egbeyemi, performed the ceremony in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The governor said that ...

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Ekiti set to start emission test on vehicles, generators

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti State Government says it is set to commence emission test on vehicles, generators, as well as other petrol and diesel engines in the state. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Mrs Iyabo Fakunle-Okieimen, the state Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, said this in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on Sunday, April 18, 2021. She ...

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Oye-Ekiti community lauds govt for N920m gully erosion control project

Kayode Fayemi

The people of Oye-Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State have lauded the Federal Government for its intervention in the community, to subdue pervasive gully erosion that had stunted its economic growth over the years. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State President, Oye Progressive Union (OPU), Mr Lucas Oniyelu, and traditional ruler of the community, the Oloye of ...

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Ekiti to engage more architects in urban renewal

Kayode Fayemi

The Ekiti State Government is set to employ more architects and partner with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) to ensure that the state’s urban renewal projects meet international standards. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Gov. Kayode Fayemi made this known on Monday, December 28, 2020 while receiving the leadership of ARCON led by its National President, Mr ...

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Ekiti to eliminate open defecation by 2022, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi , on Monday, November 23, 2020 declared that the state had launched a roadmap to acheive an Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by 2022. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State A statement by the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Mr Bamidele Faparusi, said the Governor gave the assurance in Ado Ekiti, the state ...

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NEMA alerts on early preparedness as Ekiti assures flood victims

Kayode Fayemi

The Director -General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Muhammadu Muhammed, has alerted the Ekiti State Government on the need for early preparedness against  predictions of flooding in the state. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State The NEMA D-G,  who gave  the advice when he led a delegation to the Ekiti Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 ...

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