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I didn’t get N30bn from FG, Fayemi cries out



Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi , on Tuesday denied receiving N 30 bn from the Federal Government after his inauguration .
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor , Mr . Yinka Oyebode , quoted Fayemi as saying that the people of the state should discountenance the rumour , “ as it was fake and unfounded . ”

“ The fact remains that the new administration has not received any money from the Federal Government or any of its agencies since its inauguration a week ago .

“ The attention of Ekiti State Government has been drawn to some malicious reports from some quarters that the new administration has received N 30 bn from the Federal Government in the last one week .

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“ We will have ignored this baseless rumour that is being circulated , especially in social media by some unscrupulous individuals , but for the sake of members of the public that could be misled in the process .

“ As a responsible government that believes in accountability and transparency , this government will always provide correct information to the people on all its transactions and will not hide anything from the people .

“ Members of the public are thereby assured of regular briefings on the state of finances and developments in the state

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“ The era of government by deceit and falsehood has ended on Oct . 15 . The present administration is focused on meeting its obligations to workers , pensioners and the general public , “ he said .

The governor said that his administration would not be distracted by baseless rumours in the discharge of its duties to the people of the state .

( NAN )