By: Doyin Adebusuyi
The ousted speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin and the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu, yesterday met at the police command and resolved to ensure peaceful resolution of crisis rocking the Assembly.
Omirin also declared support for the Governor Ayo Fayose government, adding that the Assembly under his leadership had no plan to impeach the governor.
Omirin, who is heading the 19 lawmakers on the platform of the All Progressives Congress has been away from the state, while Dele Olugbemi has been presiding over the seven members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Assembly.
Omirin assured the police command that his members would not foment trouble or make inflammatory comments that could ignite crisis in the state.
Speaking with newsmen after emerging from the CP’s office, Omirin dispelled rumour on social media that he narrowly escaped assassination on Monday.
He assured the people that he and 18 other lawmakers belonging to the APC would resume at the assembly as soon as “the coast is clear”.
He said he was speaking with security agencies, traditional rulers, prominent indigenes in the state on the need to reconcile feuding groups for the overall development of the state.
“I am a man of peace. I have always been assuring Governor Ayodele Fayose of my cooperation and that there was nothing like impeachment plan against him.
“As far as I am concerned, we are not in Ekiti to foment trouble. We are ready to partner Governor Fayose to move the state forward. He should not see us as enemies. We are ready to resume duty as soon as the process is concluded and we feel the coast is clear”, he said.
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST