Aluko opens up about prostrating before Fayose to beg for forgiveness

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– The controversy regarding the alleged reconciliation between Governor Ayodele Fayose and Temitope Aluko is far from over

– Aluko has dismissed claims that he prostrated to beg Fayose for forgiveness

– He alleged that there was a threat to his life and called for police protection

The embattled former secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti state, Dr Temitope Aluko has reacted to claims that he prostrated before Governor Ayodele Fayose to beg for forgiveness.


Temitope Aluko said he did not prostrate before Fayose

A former speaker of the Ekiti state House of Assembly, three times to beg.

Addressing a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, April 7, Aluko said he never prostrated before Fayose, describing the claims as blackmail, Vanguard reports.

He said: “I never prostrated with Hon. Olugbemi anywhere. Olugbemi will do anything for Fayose after all, he is an appointee of Fayose. Please note that I understand Fayose and I understand the working system. I can tell you that Olugbemi’s press statement was composed directly by Fayose and delivered to Olugbemi though his media aide.”

The embattled former secretary raised an alarm over alleged threat to his life, claiming that Governor Fayose had plans to undermine his safety.

He called on the Inspector-General of Police and to grant him protection, while urging the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice to fast-track the happenings of the 2014 governorship election in the state.


I have not fled the country and equally on bail from the agencies while snippets of issues ensuing from these statements are filtering into the ears of the actors/beneficiaries such that attack are now coming from all direction targeted at me.

“While the army council sacked their officers as a result of the investigation, it is unfortunate that the civilian actors/beneficiaries of the Ekitigate are not only walking the street freely, but also threatening my person and family,” he said.

Aliko stated that what happened during the Ekiti election should not be swept under the carpet because it would have a far reaching effect and implication on the country’s electoral process and procedure.

Aluko had told the whole world in January, how the 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State was rigged in favour of Fayose.

Nigerians were baffled when reports surfaced that held the governor’s house on Sunday, April 3.

Two days later, Aluko told newsmen at the Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja that which he claimed was stage managed.

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