Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has denied online news reports that he is attending the ongoing World Economic Forum, WEF holding in South Africa.
Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, Governor Fayemi admitted that he is in South Africa on the invitation of the former newspaper publisher, Dele Olojede who is organizing an event in the country.
“Contrary to some misleading online reports, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi was not at the World Economic Forum in South Africa.
“Rather, the Governor is in South Africa to honour an invitation by a long time friend and one of Nigeria’s most celebrated journalists, Mr Dele Olojode at the “Africa in the World Festival of Ideas” which held in Stellensbosch far away from Cape Town.
“More importantly, the event already held before the decision of the Federal Government to boycott the WEF programme.”