Fayose congratulates his predecessor, Fayemi on his ministerial appointment
Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has congratulated former
Governor of the State & his predecessor, Kayode Fayemi
over his appointment as Solid Mineral Minister, urging him
to use his position for the commercial exploitation of the
abundant solid mineral resources in his homestate, Ekiti.
Fayose expressed his congratulations in a statement issued
in Ado-Ekiti by his Special Assistant on Public
Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka.
He stated that President Buhari must have considered the
need for commercial exploitation of the solid minerals
spread across towns and villages in Ekiti State before
arriving at the choice of Fayemi as Solid Minerals Minister.
tin ore, columbite, bauxite (Alluminium Ore), foundry
sand and charconite granite. Even in Isan-Ekiti,
Fayemi’s hometown, there is clay kaolin that can be
used for abrasive, plastics, ceramics ware,
pharmaceuticals, textiles, fertilizers, white tiles and
insulator wares pencils. Now that the Federal
Government is talking about diversification of the
economy, Fayemi should use his position to assist
Ekiti State in harnessing its solid mineral resources
for the economic benefit of the State and Nigeria. I
therefore congratulate Fayemi for this appointment
and thank President Buhari for the appointment. It is
my prayers that God, in His infinite mercies will
grant him (Fayemi) the wisdom and strength to use
the new position for the betterment of Ekiti State in
particular and Nigeria in general,” he said.