Ekiti State Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi has urge members of the House of Assembly to support the developmental initiatives of Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Egbeyemi said the executive-legislature synergy being witnessed at the federal level should be maintained in Ekiti State in passage of executive bills and conformation of appointments that will add value to governance.
The deputy governor made the remarks when he hosted members of the House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, who were on a familiarisation visit to his office in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
The committee was led on the visit by its Chairman, Tope Ogunleye. Others members are Tajudeen Akingbolu, Reuben Awoyemi, Lateef Akanle, Yemisi Ayokunle, Deji Ajayi and Olatunji Joseph.
With Egebyemi were Deputy Chief of Staff, Tade Aluko; Special Assistant (Political), Tokunbo Adeparusi; Special Assistant (Media), Odunayo Ogunmola and Personal Assistant Wale Falade.
The Permanent Secretary, Bureau of Chieftaincy Affairs, Adeniyi Familoni, led officials of his agency to the parley.
Egbeyemi, who hailed the lawmakers for their support for Fayemi since the inauguration of the Sixth Assembly, said the governor needed their cooperation, urging them to justify the confidence and trust reposed in them by the party, the governor and their constituents.
The deputy governor, who is also a former member of the old Ondo State House of Assembly.
He enjoined them to consolidate the good governance being witnessed in the state with quality legislations and performance of oversight functions in appreciation of the magnanimity of Fayemi’s support for their candidature.
The deputy governor further reminded the legislators that their loyalty to the party and their track record contributed to their emergence from their constituencies noting that “this is the time to move closer to their constituents and replicate good governance at the grassroots.”