• Court insists Ekiti speaker must appear before it

    Court insists Ekiti speaker must appear before it

    Ekiti State House of Assembly Speaker, Kola Oluwawole may be in a fix as a Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, has insisted that he must appear before it on December 7.

    This action came as a result of his refusal to obey the order to swear in lawmaker-elect Toyin Obayemi.

    At the court’s resumed sitting yesterday, Justice Taiwo Taiwo ruled that the Speaker must comply with his order to inaugurate Obayemi as the member representing Ado Ekiti Constituency […]

  • PDP will defeat APC with performance – Ekiti Speaker

    PDP will defeat APC with performance – Ekiti Speaker

    The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Kola Oluwawole has said that the Peoples Democratic Party

    (PDP) in the state will defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next general election with its performance in office.

    According to a statement by his Special Assistant (Media), Stephen Gbadamosi, the speaker made this statement while receiving some defectors to the PDP at a rally in Moba Local Government area of the state at the weekend.

    While receiving the defectors, led by […]

  • Ekiti Speaker refuses to swear in lawmaker-elect

    Ekiti Speaker refuses to swear in lawmaker-elect

    There was tension in the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Tuesday as the lawmaker declared as the rightful occupant of the Ado Constituency 1 seat by the Federal High Court, Mr. Toyin Obayemi, appeared for swearing in.

    Obayemi arrived the Assembly in company with his supporters around 10.30am and went straight to the office of the Clerk, Mr. Tola Esan, to submit the judgment and the certificate of return issued to him in Abuja by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

    Justice […]