The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the weekend, joined his colleagues, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, and Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu from Ondo State, for the inauguration of the Governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji.
Other governors at the ceremony include Alhaji Mohammed Baduru Abubakar of Jigawa State; Simon Lalong of Plateau State and Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State.
Others present at the occasion are Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, among others.
Obaseki exchanged pleasantries with the out-gone Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and other governors who were at the inauguration ceremony.
The former Head of Service (HOS) of Ekiti State and a Commissioner in the National Population Commission, Deji Ajayi welcomed dignitaries to the inauguration.
He noted that Ekiti State is a land that has produced great men and women across all spheres of human endeavour.
“This is the first time in the history of Ekiti State that a party will win an election back-to-back. Today, we are witnessing the swearing in of a new governor that will pilot the affairs of the State for the next four years.”
Former governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi handed over the pen of authority to the new Governor, Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji before the Chief Judge of the State, Ayodeji Daramola administered the oath of office.