I chose my deputy to succeed me in line with God's leading - Fayose


Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, emerged as the candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election through God’s direction.

He described the endorsement by stakeholders in Ekiti State PDP as a landmark decision which will be of immense benefit to the state in the immediate future.

The governor made the remark at a training session organised for members of the party at the Government House Pavilion, Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday.

Mr. Fayose who said the stakeholders' decision was in line with God's leading urged party members to remain united adding that Prof. Olusola will soon begin a wide consultation with party members and Ekiti people in general so as to earn their confidence.

"I took the decision in line with God's leading, Prof. Kolapo will be the next governor of Ekiti State, if this is the decision of God, it shall stand! The battle has just begun but we have to take a decision. There is a battle ahead but we'll be victorious.


"I have people that are closer to me than Kolapo but that is God's direction and to other aspirants, this is not the end of the world, in unity, we'll have a better Ekiti", Mr. Fayose said.

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