Controversial Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, is ready to bury the hatchet with his political opponents as he revealed he’s ready for dialogue to bring peace to the state. The governor who is facing impeachment battle has asked for forgiveness from those he might have offended, saying “nobody is above mistake.”
Fayose spoke at a special prayer session organised for him by the Ansar-udeen Mosque, Atikankan in Ado-Ekiti to celebrate his recent electoral victory at the Supreme Court. He said;
“If they say someone has enemies, I’m number one in the world. But God has been merciful and has been helping me to overcome my challenges.“I need your prayers because it will strengthen me more. I’m here in the mosque to thank God.
“All I want is peace. I have a constitutionally guaranteed tenure. A governor is judged by his achievements in office. All I’m interested in is to bring development to my people. My opponents know if I have a rest of mind I will achieve my objectives. “All those I have offended should forgive me for the sake of the masses and orphans. They should know people gave me the mandate. Nobody is above mistake; they should forgive me.”
“We are here to thank God and pray for peace. I’m appealing to those aggrieved to please allow peace to reign.“There is no perfect man. They should allow peace to reign. All I want is peace that will energise development. “Anything that can bring peace cannot be wished away. For me, I’m ready to accommodate everybody. Whatever they want we can sit down and talk.”
The 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have issued a notice of impeachment to the governor, citing eight impeachable offences.