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Fayemi Promises To Re-Commence Payment Of Stipend To Elders, Others

Dr. Kayode Fayemi
Dr. Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has promised that his administration will soon recommence payment of stipends to indigent aged and physically challenged people.

 The governor said that would bring succour as well as accelerate the standard of living of Ekiti people and address the trend of poverty.

 Dr. Fayemi who was represented by the deputy governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi at the flag-off of the engagement of the third batch of the youth employment and social support operation (YESSO)/public workfare (PWF) scheme in Ifaki Ekiti, restated the commitment of his administration to fighting poverty and giving economic empowerment to the people.

 He described the World Bank assisted scheme as laudable and a measure to combat poverty “which does not respect partisan politics.

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