Chairman, Nigeria Governor’s Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been described as an intellectual and consistent leader, who in the past few years had shown that he was capable of championing the course of the masses.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who made this known during the 55th birthday celebration of Dr. Fayemi held at the Ekiti State Government House, Ado-Ekiti, said the celebrant has exhibited quality and consistent leadership which had placed him at the pinnacle of governance, as the Chairman, Nigeria Governor’s Forum.
Fielding questions from newsmen, Governor Abiodun revealed that he had known the celebrant for a while, as they both attended the same school at some point in time, praying that God would grant him long life to reap the fruit of his labour.
Also remarking, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, expressed gratitude to God for sparing the life of the celebrant, adding that he had learnt quite a few things from Governor Fayemi’s leadership qualities.
The event which witnessed the launching of a book titled, ‘Swimming Against the Tide’, had in attendance, the Vice- Chairman, Nigeria Governor’s Forum, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Governors of Edo, Ondo, Kebbi, Jigawa, Godwin Obaseki, Rotimi Akeredolu, Abubakar Bagudu and Muhammad Abubakar, respectively, as well as former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Segun Mimiko.