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Fayose Reconciles Tailor Factions, Pledges 100 Sewing Machines

Ekiti State Governor has directed that a 7-man committee be set up to finalize the resolution to collapse the three factions of tailor Association in the state to engender unity.

The governor who today resolved the long standing misunderstanding between the three factions in the state noted the Association could only develop and get necessary support from the government if they speak with one voice.

After listening to the three sides, the governor, to the delight of everyone spelt out the faults of each factional chairman and therefore appealed to all factions to operate under one umbrella.

He noted that the three factions will be amalgamated and executive positions shared among the factions while a memorandum of understanding that will accommodate all organs will be put in place.

According to him, two deputy chairmen will emerge from the other two faction while the predominant faction will produce the Chairman, saying decisions will be jointly taken by the three on issues affecting members.

The State helmsman also promised to give 100 sewing machines to the association with call to all tailors to get registered, promising to provide identity cards that will enable government identify genuine tailors.

Earlier, Chairmen of two of the three factions, Nigeria Society of Professional Tailors(NSPT) and Ekiti Progressive Tailors Association (EKPTA), Mr Jimoh Aderemi and Oluwadamisi Orimogunje highlighted issues that led to the crisis and promised to work together.