“Aketi Was a Weakling”: Akeredolu Weak in Wife’s Management, Ex-Aide Alleges

“Aketi Was a Weakling”: Akeredolu Weak in Wife’s Management, Ex-Aide Alleges

  • The former Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Strategy, Doyin Odebowale, said the late Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu was in matters involving his wife
  • Odebowale accused Akeredolu's wife of acting like she had more stake in the late governor’s family than anybody
  • He added that the late Ondo governor shouldn’t have allowed her to dictate the people he related with

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Akure, Ondo state - The former Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Strategy, Doyin Odebowale, said the late Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, was weak in matters involving his wife, Betty.

According to The Punch, Odebowale stated this during an interview with media personnel, Segun Olawoye on Saturday, December 30.

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Former aide says Akeredolu was weak in his wife's management
Former aide accuses Akeredolu of being weak in matters involving his wife Photo Credit: @RotimiAkeredolu
Source: Twitter

Odebowale said he confronted Akeredolu’s wife when she issued a threat to deal with Olubunmi Ademosu, who was a special adviser to the late governor.

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He added that he was not pleased with how Akeredolu’s wife was captured on tape accusing the late governor’s special of giving him concoctions to manage his poor health.

The former aide said Akeredolu shouldn’t have allowed his wife dictate who he relate with.

“You may blame this woman for indiscretion. Marriage is a scam. I hate co-habitation. I respect my wife, but she cannot tell me not to relate with people.
“On his wife’s management, Aketi was a weakling.
“She was acting like she had more stake in Aketi’s family than anybody. What point was she proving? I knew Aketi was not sleeping with anybody.”

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“No office as the office of the First Lady. Aketi shouldn’t have allowed it.”

'Devastating': Akeredolu's son reveals how Father died

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Jnr said his father, the former Ondo state governor died in his sleep.

Akeredolu Jnr commented on how his father died via a Facebook post on behalf of the family. The statement was posted on Akeredolu's official page on Wednesday evening, December 27.

Akeredolu's daughter sends journalists out of father's compound

Late Akeredolu's daughter, Ololade sent out journalists who came to cover the condolence visits of dignitaries at the private residence of his father in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

The former governor's daughter argued that the Ibadan house is the family's private residence and not a government house.

The journalists' presence generated a negative reaction from Ololade, who ordered them to leave his father's private residence, noting that it was not the government house.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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