Ekiti State Home of Meeting has suspended the Ikere Native Authorities Chairman, Mr Femi Ayodele over alleged unauthorised presidential marketing campaign posters for Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Ayodele had sponsored marketing campaign posters canvassing for Governor Fayemi to contest as a presidential candidate underneath the platform of the All Progressive Congress in 2023.
The posters, which have grow to be topic of political debates and innuendos on totally different platforms, reveals Governor Fayemi clad in an lovable sky blue Agbada with a blue striped Awolowo cap.
The message on the posters with APC brand reads: “Assist His Excellency Dr. John Kayode Fayemi for President 2023.”
The council chairman was suspended unanimously by the lawmakers on the meeting’s plenary presided over by the Speaker Funminiyi Afuye on Friday.
The choice adopted a movement moved by the Majority Chief of the Meeting, Chief Gboyega Aribisogan and seconded by Mr Tajudeen Akingbolu, Ekiti West Constituency 1, APC.
The movement was entitled: “Calling for investigation into the alleged unsolicited and unauthorised marketing campaign within the media in flagrant disregard to Extant Rules by Chairman, Ikere Native Authorities Space, Mr. Femi Ayodele”.
The lawmakers via a decision unanimously suspended the council chairman, pending the completion of the meeting’s investigation on the matter.
The Meeting additionally dedicated the matter to its Home Committee on Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs for thorough investigation.
The speaker who hailed from the identical council with Ayodele directed the ad-hoc committee to submit its report back to the Home inside one week.