Governor Fayose declares Thursday half-working day to welcome freed state’s finance commissioner, AG
The Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has declared tomorrow, Thursday 12th October, 2017 a half-working day for civil servant following the release of the detained state’s Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The EFCC had arrested the duo almost 14 days ago over allegations of bail-out fund misappropriation.
However, a statement made available to newsmen by Governor Fayose’s aide, Mr. Lere Olayinka, the Governor declares the half-working day for the civil servants in other to give the released state executives a heroic welcome.
Governor Fayose described their release as “another victory over the EFCC and its APC collaborators.” The statement also said that “Governor Fayose will be at Fajuyi, Ado Ekiti at 10 am” to commence the welcome.
The statement read thus: “ Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its APC collaborators as the State Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and Accountant General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi were released after spending 14 days in EFCC detention for doing nothing.
“In celebration of this victory over agents of tyranny, all public servants in Ekiti State are enjoined to converge on Fajuyi, Ado Ekiti by 10 am tomorrow, Thursday, October 12, 2017 to welcome the Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant General back to the State.
“Consequently, Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has directed that public servants in Ekiti State should work for half day tomorrow so as to enable them to join the governor to give heroic welcome to the Commissioner for Finance and Accountant General.
“Governor Fayose will be at Fajuyi, Ado Ekiti at 10 am. All lovers of justice should join the governor to welcome our commissioner for Finance and Accountant General back to the State.”