- Governor Ayodele Fayose has refused to discuss the issue of how his Mercedes Benz G-Wagon got burnt down recently
- The Ekiti state governor stated that he did not want to comment over the incident when quizzed by journalists
- Fayose chose instead, to focus on how he would miss the people of Ekiti state who had supported him, after his exit from office
Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declined to comment over the recent incident in which his car was burnt, Vanguard reports.
One of the governor’s choice cars, his white Mercedes Benz G-Wagon was said to have been completely burnt down in Lagos on Wednesday, October 24.
However, the governor deflected comments on the issue as he addressed journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, after the distribution of funds for developmental projects to communities in the state.
NAIJ.com gathers that when he was asked to comment over the unfortunate incident, Fayose responded, “I don’t want to comment on that.”
At the event, Fayose instead, chose to focus on life after exiting power, telling his supporters that he would miss the Ekiti people after he leaves office.
He stated: “I will miss Ekiti people so dearly, because I have been used to them. I love finding myself in their midst and this is what I will miss sorely.”
Fayose disclosed that he would miss the support he got from the people of the state, as he was a ‘grassroot governor’.
He stated further: “Do you know that I have not entered my office in the last one year? I have always been with the people on the streets to fraternize with them and that is the essence of leadership.
“No governor must rate himself higher than the people that elected him. Here in Ekiti, the people live mostly in the rural areas and they are not Lagos people but rural. So we must interact with them and come to their level. That is why you must support continuity project.”
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that Nigerians reacted to the news of Governor Fayose's burnt G-Wagon on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos state.
Various people took to social media to express their joy that no harm came to the governor, after the vehicle caught fire.
They said every evil plan against the governor will not succeed.
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