Suspected robbers yesterday attacked an old generation bank in Ilawe-Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government of Ekiti State.

In a bid to ensure that every Nigerian has access to quality health care services, the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti (FETHI), is to begin a robust community-based health insurance scheme (CBHIS) in three communities in Ekiti State.

Former Ekiti State Deputy Governor Sikiru Lawal yesterday emerged as the flag bearer of the Labour Party (LP) for the July 14 governorship poll.

Lawal was adopted by affirmation at the state congress of the party held in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

Publicity Secretary , Chief Anayo Arinze said the party resolved to withdraw from participating in the contest to allow itself time for refinement and proper introduction to the Nigerian people.

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun said yesterday that the party was working hard to redeem Ekiti State from what he described as a very abusive government.