Akeredolu Remains Governor – Presidency Insists As Tinubu Wades in on Ondo Crisis

Date: 25-11-2023 3:37 pm (3 months ago) | Author: kacy lee
- at 25-11-2023 03:37 PM (3 months ago)

The Presidency has insisted that Rotimi Akeredolu remains the Governor of Ondo state.

This follows the months of crisis between factions loyal to Akeredolu and his Deputy, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

This was according to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Saturday.

In the statement, the Presidency affirmed that Akeredolu remains the governor.

The clarification came amidst reports that President Bola Tinubu may have ordered the state lawmakers to invoke the doctrine of necessity and declare Ayedatiwa the acting governor.

The statement read, “In his bid to restore political stability in Ondo State, President Bola Tinubu, late on Friday, waded into the months-long crisis between factions loyal to the Executive Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and the Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

“This followed marathon negotiations between the President and the Deputy Governor, representatives of Governor Akeredolu, federal and state lawmakers of Ondo, officials of the state’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress, and other stakeholders in the state at the State House, Abuja.

“The President advised all opposing parties to bury the hatchet and embrace peace, eliciting commitments to this effect.

“This means that Governor Akeredolu remains the Chief Executive of the State, Aiyedatiwa remains Deputy Governor, and members of the State Executive Council continue their respective duties, even as the leadership of the State’s House of Assembly and the APC Chapter in Ondo State is preserved.”

Posted: at 25-11-2023 03:37 PM (3 months ago) | Addicted Hero
- Ashilex at 25-11-2023 07:36 PM (3 months ago)
Online Governor.
Posted: at 25-11-2023 07:36 PM (3 months ago) | Upcoming
- gogoman at 25-11-2023 11:01 PM (3 months ago)
if Akeredolu get shame he suppose resign and go relax!! at least he no eb teacher!! you be bloody governor your retiement money sure well well so what your problem!!! Oh, wait him wife go still dey push am!!  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 25-11-2023 11:01 PM (3 months ago) | Grande Master