By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
Senate President, David Mark, has set out areas of concentration for the Ekiti state Governor elect, Ayodele Fayose, urging him to focus on developing education, health and infrastructures in the state.
This is even as the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, enjoined the Governor elect to justify the confidence reposed in him by his people by utilising the human resources in Ekiti state to speedily transform the State, irrespective of political leanings.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on media, Kola Ologbondiyan, the Senate President congratulated the governor-elect over his victory at Saturday’s governorship election, even as he commended security operatives and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the smooth conduct of the election.
In the statement, Mark told Fayose to justify the mandate of the people by embarking on projects and programmes that would have direct positive impacts on the citizens of Ekiti State, saying to do this successfully; he should bring all interest groups on board.
In a related development, the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, in a congratulatory message to Fayose, observed that it was an important win for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West.
He however stressed that the free and fair electoral processes that threw up the winner was vital for the growth of democracy in the country.