Akeredolu vs Aiyedatiwa: Tinubu Steps Into Ondo Crisis, Impeachment Move Halts, Other Things to Know

Akeredolu vs Aiyedatiwa: Tinubu Steps Into Ondo Crisis, Impeachment Move Halts, Other Things to Know

  • President Bola Tinubu has successfully resolved the political crisis rocking Ondo state following about six hours of deliberations with stakeholders
  • The speaker of the State House of Assembly, Olajidi Olamide, reportedly resolved to halt the impeachment move
  • Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the deputy governor, promised to carry everyone in the state along, adding that he had no grudges against anyone

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FCT, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu's interference in the Ondo state political crisis has signalled the beginning of peace in the months-long face-off between the opposition factions, and the status quo has been restored.

On Friday, November 24, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the deputy governor of the state, made a pledge to carry along all commissioners and other officials managing the state affairs, The Punch reported.

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Tinubu resolves Ondo political crisis Photo Credit: Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi
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Ondo speaker promised to stop impeachment move against deputy governor

Also, Olajidi Olamide, the speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, reportedly resolved to stop the impeachment move against the deputy governor.

This was the resolution reached after about six hours of deliberations between President Tinubu, state officials, and All Progressives Congress (APC) members at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday night.

Following the deliberation, the deputy governor declared his decision to maintain peace and unite the warring factions.

Ondo deputy governor promised to carry everyone along

He said:

“I want to say that I pledge to all of you that I embrace every one of you. I put behind all that has happened before now. I’ve let go and also let God, just as the President has advised us."

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The deputy governor noted that he had no grudges with anyone, adding that impeachment is part of politics, adding that it was still politics if anyone survive or become its victim.

He promised to ensure that the executive and legislature work together to put governance on track.

APC explains how Gov Akeredolu spent N7.3bn while in Germany

Legit.ng earlier reported that the APC in Ondo state has opened up on the alleged N7.3billion contingency funds Governor Rotimi Akeredolu spent while on medical vacation in Germany.

SaharaReporters made the allegation in a report, adding that the governor approved the money during his three-month stay in Europe without the approval of the state assembly.

But the party explained that the contingency funds were cumulative of palliatives received from the federal government and were spent to the people of the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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