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Ekiti releases list of delegates to national conference

26 February 2014, 12:20

Ado-Ekiti -  Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has forwarded names of the State’s delegates for the national conference to President Goodluck Jonathan.

The letter was sent to the President through the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim.

A copy of the letter listed Prof Akin Oyebode, expert on international law, as one of the delegates.

Others are Prof. Bisi Aina, Most Rev. Felix Ajakaiye the Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese and Oladeji Fasuan, former Chairman of defunct Movement for the Creation of Ekiti State.

Dr Kunle Olajide, Secretary, Yoruba Unity Group and Oba Idowu Babalola, Chairman, Ekiti State Council of traditional rulers also featured on the list.

According to the letter, Prof. Oyebode, Prof. Aina and Bishop Ajakaye are to represent Ekiti North, Ekiti Central and Ekiti South Senatorial Districts respectively.

Fasuan, who leads the Ekiti delegation, is a nominee for the elder statesman slot.

Dr Olajide and Oba Babalola are the state's representatives for the two slots allocated to Ekiti out of the 15 slots to represent ethnic nationalities/ groups in the zone.

-  NAN

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