Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has appointed Mr. Adeoye, – a Road safety retiree and the father who rejected his son who came back from Lagos state amid coronavirus fears – as a COVID-19 Response Ambassador in Ekiti State.
Ekiti state government shared via their official social media page;
LIVE: Governor Kayode Fayemi @kfayemi receives Mr. Adeoye, the Ekiti man in the trending “Father rejects son” video at the Governor’s office, Ado Ekiti. @ekiti_covid19 @ogundamisi @toluogunlesi
BREAKING: Governor Kayode Fayemi @kfayemi has appointed Mr. Adeoye as a COVID-19 Response Ambassador in Ekiti State. He will help to propagate the message as a member of the COVID-19 Task Force @Ekiti_COVID19 in the State.
By, in accordance with existing regulations, denying his son entry into his household having travelled from places under Federal lockdown against his fatherly advice, Mr. Adeoye has proved to be a worthy ambassador of Ekiti State resolve to end the #COVID19 pandemic.
The Government and the good people of Ekiti State are very proud of this chivalrous act of courage and principle which are the hallmarks of the Ekiti person.
Mr. Adeoye represents the kind of self-discipline, selflessness, and sense of collective responsibility that Ekiti State and Nigeria need desperately today to progress.
Ekiti State will in future recognise Mr. Adeoye’s valour as an example of the rebirth of Ekiti Values Orientation which is the central focus of Governor Kayode Fayemi’s @kfayemi administration.