Governor Kayode Fayemi Has No Interest In The 2023 Presidency, At This Time – Aide Shuts Down Rumours

The Senior Special Assistant on Public Communication, to Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Segun Dipe, has faulted the insinuation that his Principal is nursing a Presidential ambition towards 2023.

Dipe said that such claim is a misrepresentation of Fayemi’s personality and conduct.

The Governor’s Aide stated that those who are spreading such rumour, must have misread the Governor’s relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari, thus, taking his reconciliatory efforts for an ambition-driven one.

According to Dipe, while Fayemi could be seen as eminently qualified for the 2023 Presidency, he would rather prefer his intention to be understood as playing a crucial role of bridge-building among the State Governors whose Forum he chairs at present, and not of any subterranean move towards 2023.

His words: “Fayemi is a sitting Governor, and he chairs the Nigerian Governors Forum. He enjoys these roles, and he is playing them to the best of his ability.

“His objective is that of engaging in processes such as negotiation, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration, in order to move a seemingly violent conflict, into non-violent dialogue, where differences are settled through conflict transformation processes, or through the work of representative political institutions.”

Dipe said that if Fayemi is seen as commanding respect among his colleagues across parties, it is because “he desires and preaches peace among them”,

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