Ondo 2020: Akeredolu picks Ayedatiwa as deputy

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has confirmed former NDDC commissioner, Lucky Ayedatiwa, as his running mate for the October 10 governorship election in the state. The governor made the confirmation on Wednesday at the swearing-in ceremony of a new commissioner, Idowu Otetubi, in Akure, the state capital. Ayedatiwa, a former representative of the state on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, hails from the Ilaje Local Government Area. The governor, while announcing his choice, said he picked Ayedatiwa after wide consultations with key stakeholders including leaders of the…

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Abegunde, Ondo SSG dumps Akeredolu

The political crisis rocking Ondo state ahead of the October 10 governorship election took another dimension as the Secretary to Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, resigned his appointment with immediate effect, on Monday. Abegunde made this known in a telephone interview with The Punch. When asked, the former SSG said, “Yes, I did, this week; effective today (Monday). As a matter of fact, I’m about to speak to the Press.” On the reason for his decision, Abegunde said, “When I speak, I will speak very clear and loud.” The PUNCH sighted…

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