Politics Ekiti Guber: Fayemi, Fayose, Bamidele Shun Peace Meeting With Traditional Rulers- Daily Trust



Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP) shunned a ‘High Level Stakeholders Meeting for Political Parties, Candidates and Traditional Rulers’ as part of measures to ensure a successful and violent-free election.

The trio of incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi of APC, former governor Ayo Fayose of the PDP and Hon. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele of the LP are the major contenders of the election whose campaigns have been characterised by various degrees of violence.

No reasons were given for their absence at the meeting organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and the Democratic Governance for Development Project (DGD II) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

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Source: Daily Trust

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