It was honour, banters and encomium today on the former Governor of Ekiti State and now Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi as he was conferred with a honourary Doctor of Philosophy by the Achievers University, Owo.
As the long and intimidating citaitions of FAYEMI was being read to the public there was a huge hums of his acronym, JKF from the huge crowd that gathered to witness the event. Dr. FAYEMI has made a significant contribution to politics as a former governor and now a Minister of the federal republic. He has a cult of followers and admirers particularly from Ekiti State and across the country. In the academic world, he has created a niche for himself. He is a teacher, researcher and globally recognised facilitator.
The authority of the Achievers University said Fayemi was bestowed this singular honour based on his record of selfless service to his fatherland and humanity at large. “His integrity has become a matter of national assets and untainted credibility,” the University wrote on his website.
The whole train of APC in Ekiti and Ondo State were with Fayemi in Owo. It was a show of solidarity and honour for a man who has silently and carefully built his career and name on trust, integrity and good character. In all, it was a bouncy of good radiance for a man of peace and solemn character.
At home, many are awaiting a good news to change the hysterically bad political evenviroment pervading Ekiti State presently. The man that’s probably not value in his homeland, has become a cornerstone which Achievers University has carefully recognised as a source of inspiration and role model to her institution. Dr. Fayemi will from now on teach and nurture feature leaders through the vaginitis of Achievers University, Owo.
Fayemi is a non-violence politician. He practices and believes so much in politics of sevice to the people and development for posterity. Many of his likes may not be too acceptable to our brand of selfish politics in this part of the world, and that may be one of the reasons why some people argued that the gentle politician and tactician came before his time into the mocy water of Nigerian politics.