The people of Ado-Ekiti have been advised to support the Kayode Fayemi administration to take Ekiti State to greater heights socially and economically.
The Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, described Ado-Ekiti indigenes as important stakeholders in the Fayemi administration.
Egbeyemi made the remarks at the annual get-together of an Ado-Ekiti socio-cultural organization, Erukulele, which he hosted in his residence.
In a statement yesterday and signed by his Special Assistant (Media), Odunayo Ogunmola, Egbeyemi said the Fayemi administration has many goodies for the people of the town in particular and Ekiti State in general.
Egbeyemi called on Ado indigenes to see themselves as part of the government with him as the deputy governor noting that the capital city would benefit from many projects of both federal and state governments.
He said the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration was determined to make a difference in the lives of the people hence the masses-oriented policies that have come on stream.
Egbeyemi said: “My appeal to Ado Ekiti indigenes is to see themselves as part of this government because their son is the deputy governor.
“They must support this government 100 per cent because Ado-Ekiti community is an important stakeholder in this government, that is very clear.
“Many projects are coming, God has answered our prayers so we are calling on our people to support the government so that more dividends of democracy can reach them.
“This government is out to help our people, better their standard of living and make a difference in their lives.”
Speaking at the forum, the Odoba of Ado Ekiti, Chief Alex Olu Ajayi, said Erekulele group is a component part of community development and to ensure unity of sons and daughters of the city.
The former Registrar of the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife) described Egbeyemi as an illustrious son of Ado-Ekiti and a good ambassador of the group.
He advised Egbeyemi to use his office for make Ado-Ekiti proud and have positive impact on the development of the city and Ekiti State.