The immediate past governor of Ekiti State and the present minister of mines and steel development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has declared his intention to run for the state fast approaching Guber poll slated for July 4th, 2018.
The minister was the state governor between 2010 to 2014, Dr Fayemi spoke with journalists at his Ishan Ekiti country home on Saturday that he would submit himself to the laid down rules, which he said starts with formal notification of interest to the APC national leadership and the State secretariat of the party.
He further stressed this would be followed by formal declaration of intention to run the members of the public at a date to be announced.
“Yes, I will run for the governorship of our state. As a leader of the party, I am going to follow the due process as laid down by our party and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This include formal notification of the leadership of the party, presentation of letter of intent at the state secretariat and a public declaration.”
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