How I chose my successor – Fayose

The Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed how he arrived at his choice of a succeasor.

The Ekiti state Governor while speaking at a PDP rally on Monday in Ado Ekiti state that God was instrumental in his choice of a successor, in person of his deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka.

The state Governor said at the rally: “Olusola never said he wanted to be deputy governor, but God instructed me to pick him. I said we will go together after our tenure, but God said I should allow him to stay; that what I said was my own opinion.”

Ayodele Fayose’s declaration comes after the like of a former Minister of State for Works, Dayo Adeyeye; a serving senator, Biodun Olujimi; and Nigeria’s former envoy in Canada, Dare Bejide, had indicated interest in the PDP ticket for the July 14 governorship poll in the state.