Ondo State Governor, Mr.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has described the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi as a man who is poised to restore lost glory in the state.
Akeredolu spoke with reporters when he received Dr. Fayemi at the Akure Airport on Friday end route Ado Ekiti.
The Governor ,who led other members of the state executive council to the airport, said the task of reclaiming the state from the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) would be done will all the machinery available to the party.
Akeredolu said: " It means a lot to us,a lot to the party and the people of Ondo State.We are always craved to have brotherly neighbor and it is the essence of it in the party. The whole of APC,every arm of APC in the state is committed to this Ekiti project and it is a task that must be done because we are determined to make sure we reclaim Ekiti and restore what has been lost.
"Fayemi is not new in government. He has done it before and he is only coming to restore what he had been doing.A lot of things need to be done aright and I believe Ekiti people will support him."
Earlier speaking,Fayemi assured that his administration would transform the lives of the people and put an end to poverty in the state.
He predicted victory for the party in the July 14 election, noting that the current government in Ekiti State has brought untold hardship on the people.
His words, "I want to commend our people for their Passion for excellence and determination to remove those who have brought our state to a state of comatose and i have no doubt in my mind,victoryshall be ours. The time has come to remove poverty brought by the corrupt people in government today in Ekiti from the lives of our people and I pray God will perfect it for us.
"The journey we are into now,there is no how we will not succeed looking at the way people have trooped out to welcome us."
Fayemi, whose flight number N570JF touched down at the Akure Airport at exactly 12:20pm en route Ado Ekiti was accompanied by his running mate,Chief Bisi Egbeyemi,a former aspirants in the party, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, Senator Ayo Arise and former PDP spokesman, Prince Dayo Adeyeye.
The APC Chairman in Ekiti,Chief Jide Awe,his counterpart in Ondo,Engr Ade Adetimehin and other leaders of the party were also at airport.