- Any disloyal aide will be sacked according to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state
- The governor disclosed this during the swearing-in of some commissioners
- Going further, the president said on no account will disloyalty be recalled
In requesting absolute loyalty, Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has delivered a stern warning to his new appointees.
According to him, he would not hesitate to sack any of his aides who displayed any acts of disloyalty.
He disclosed this during the swearing-in of four commissioners in Akure, capital of Ondo state.
”Anybody sacked for being disloyalty would not be recalled. We will sanction disloyalty with dispatch. We will not allow it to fester. There will be no room for an explanation because the choices I made are deliberate.
“My resolve to being you back underscore the importance of the quality of services you rendered in our first term. Our people are expecting a lot."
The commissioners include Donald Ojogo, Charles Titiloye, Aminu Raimi and Wale Akinterinwa.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Akeredolu announced the indefinite suspension of all activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) across the state.
The suspension was imposed on Tuesday, March 9, following a violent clash between the factions of the Ondo state chapter of the union
The government described the clash as unruly and uncultured behaviour of the union leaders which resulted in violent attacks on members and innocent citizens.
In another report, all pupils and students in Ondo state have been ordered to compulsorily recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools by the state government.
The Punch reported that Akin Asaniyan, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, made this known.
The newspaper sighted a copy of the circular, titled ‘Recitation of Oodua Anthem in all schools’, on Thursday, March 4, in Akure.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.