By Gbenga Sodeinde, Senior Correspondent, Ado Ekiti
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has forwarded to President Goodluck Jonathan a list of the state’s nominees to the National Conference.
The list was contained in a letter addressed to President Jonathan dated February 19th, 2014.
The Ekiti delegation include: International Law expert, Prof Akin Oyebode; Prof (Mrs) Bisi Aina; Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Rev’d Felix Ajakaye ; elder statesman and chairman of defunct Movement for Ekiti State Creation, Chief Oladeji Fasuan; Secretary, Yoruba Unity Group, Dr Kunle Olajide; and Chairman, Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers, HRM, Oba Idowu Adamo Babalola.
According to the Governor’s letter, which was routed through the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Prof Oyebode, Prof Aina and Bishop Ajakaye are to represent Ekiti North, Ekiti Central and Ekiti South senatorial districts respectively.
Chief Fasuan, who leads the Ekiti delegation is a nominee for the Elder Statesman slot.
Dr Olajide and Oba Adamo Babalola are the state’s representatives for the two slots allocated to Ekiti out of the 15 slots to represent Ethnic Nationalities/ Groups in the zone.