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THE NIGERIAN INSIDER NEWS AFRICAN PERSON OF THE YEAR 2018 Peter Ayodele Fayose

THE NIGERIAN INSIDER NEWS AFRICAN PERSON OF THE YEAR 2018 Peter Ayodele Fayose   BIOGRAPHY He was born on the 15th of November, 1960 to Pastor Oluwafemi Oluwayose and Victoria Oluwayose. Ayo is a native of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti state. He attended Saint Leo’s Catholic primary school in 1966. Fayose attended Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo in 1973. Ayo Fayose got the West African School certificate in 1979. In 1985, Fayose was admitted for a Higher National Diploma programme in Biological Sciences by the Polytechnic at Ibadan and graduated in 1987. Fayose did his National Youth Service Corps program at Pepsi Nigeria Limited, Ibadan, where he was engaged in installation, maintenance and servicing of medical and laboratory equipment. Ayo Fayose became the second governor of Ekiti on the 29th Of May 2003, after defeating the incumbent Governor, Niyi Adebayo, in the gubernatorial elections of Ekiti state. Fayose did not complete his tenure because of an impeachment on the 16th Of October 2006. During the 2014 Governorship election in Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose was the PDP nominee. He won the election and was declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission as the new Governor of Ekiti; he was inaugurated on 16th Of October 2014. Fayose is now the only Nigerian to defeat an incumbent governor two times. Ayo Fayose got married to Feyisetan Fayose in 1988. Main achievements as the Governor of Ekiti State There were positive achievements of Fayose as Governor of the Ekiti State. The famous politician’s time in the office from 2014-2018 was the ‘Government of Restoration. During his 4-year mandate Ekiti State performed really great during NECO 2016 and 2017 exams bringing the state to the 1st place in the education in the country. Ekiti came first back-to-back in NECO exams and also did well in WAEC. Built the first flyover in Ekiti: The flyover bridge constructed by the Ayodele Fayose administration is the first of its kind since the state was created in 1996 and was commissioned by the then president Jonathan in Ado-Ekiti. Ayo Fayose built the first governor’s office which is exclusively and luxuriously built. Dualised roads in the state capital, dualised roads in Ise, Emure, Ikole, Omuo, Ijero, Efon, Ado-Ikere, among others Constructed roads in all nooks and crannies of the state, such as roads in Ado itself, Petim- Afao Road and Dehead- Police Headquarters Road The Fayose government built The Ekiti State High Court Complex, Ado Ekiti and it was commissioned by the Chief Judge of Nigeria, Mr Walter Onnoghen. Ayo Fayose transformed the palace of Ewi He built the new king’s market (Oja Oba) Accreditation for various courses in EKSU, School of Nursing, and College of Health Technology was pursued and achieved by his administration Yearly, the Fayose administration recognised hard-working teachers …