Fayemi plotting with judges to remove me – Fayose

Fayemi plotting with judges to remove me – Fayose
April 04 12:23 2017

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has raised alarm over an alleged plot by his predecessor, Kayode Fayemi, to conspire with Supreme Court justices to declare his June 21, 2014 election null and void.

Fayose, in a state-wide broadcast on Monday said Fayemi, who is now the Minister of Environment, had recently said he had the backing of three Supreme Court justices and other Federal Government agents in the plot to reverse the judgement of April 14, 2015 which upheld his election.

He said the renewed efforts were consequent upon the brick-walls he (Fayemi) met on his plan to contest the 2018 governorship election as APC candidate, adding that; “Having realised how difficult it will be for him to clinch APC ticket not to even talk of winning the election proper, Fayemi has opted to seek power through the backdoor.”

“It was in furtherance to this plot and the assurances that he may have gotten that Fayemi said in an interview published in Thisday newspaper of Sunday, March 26, 2017 that rather than joining a ‘so-called governorship race’, his preoccupation was to get to the root of what actually transpired in Ekiti on June 21, 2014, going further to state that ‘it is too early to start talking about 2018 governorship race when there is still unfinished business.’

“The question is; what unfinished business was he talking about in an election that he lost clearly? What unfinished business does Fayemi have with an election that I won fair and square, defeating him in all the 16 local governments of the state, including his home town of Isan-Ekiti?” he asked

Fayose warned the Supreme Court to desist from such conspiracy and avoid testing the will of Ekiti people.

He added that as demonstrated in the past, it is against the rule of the apex court to go back on its own judgement.

Fayose called on the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to do things differently if it is not comfortable with his consistent criticism of the administration.