Governor’s Forum: Your Election Will Widen Untapped Opportunities – Yoruba Youths Hail Fayemi

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) has hailed the emergence of Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).

The Founder and President of the group, Aremo Oladotun Hassan, said in a statement on Thursday in Lagos that by the election, Fayemi had embarked on a mission to serve Nigerian masses and enhance good governance.

Hassan, who said that the group was delighted at Fayemi’s election, added that he deserved it.

He noted that the YCYW owed his emergence as NGF Chairman due to his excellency’s untainted track record of excellence, team spirit and uncommon probity.

“We have a strong belief in his excellency toward widening the horizon of untapped opportunities of this highly placed office of NGF.

“We have a belief that Fayemi will aim at bringing good governance, equitable distribution of resources, and ensuring optimal performance of all governors.”

He, therefore, urged Nigerians to embrace the `new dawn of hope’ expected from Fayemi which, he said, would translate into dividends of democracy to all Nigerians irrespective of political party affiliation, ethnic or religious leaning.

“We are indeed proud of Gov. John Kayode Fayemi (JKF) being elected to lead all the 36 governors at the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.

“We see this as a brighter hope for greater expectations, while we thank all the other 35 governors for the confidence reposed on our own JKF.”

The group also challenged Fayemi to speed up delivery of the tasks ahead based on his promised assurances on key areas of the nation’s needs, urging him to do more to address insecurity and promote good governance, education, rule of law, agriculture, health, economy, employment opportunities and infrastructure development.

While calling for a renewed efforts in enacting a constitution that would guarantee accelerated growth and peaceful coexistence, Hassan said the group foresee that the tasks ahead may be huge, but surmountable, because the right man with sound mind is in charge of the NGF.

Fayemi was chosen by consensus as the Chairman of the NGF at a meeting on Wednesday night in Abuja.

He succeeds Zamfara Governor, Abdulazeez Yari. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State was chosen as the Vice-Chairman of the group.

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