BREAKING: Tinubu Orders Ondo Assembly to Transfer Power to Akeredolu’s Deputy, Aiyedatiwa

BREAKING: Tinubu Orders Ondo Assembly to Transfer Power to Akeredolu’s Deputy, Aiyedatiwa

  • President Tinubu has expressed grave concern regarding Rotimi Akeredolu's health and has insisted that power be transferred to the deputy
  • According to Tinubu, Akeredolu's health had deteriorated to the point where he could no longer sign any official letters
  • To find a lasting solution to the lingering tussle in the state, he mandated the lawmakers to give Lucky Aiyedatiwa the go-ahead to lead the state so Akeredolu could focus on his health journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Ondo state, Akure - An emerging report has it that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed the Ondo State House of Assembly to transfer power to the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

Tinubu, Akeredolu, Ondo Assembly, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa
Ondo Assembly told to hand over power to Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa
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Tinubu reportedly made this known at a meeting he summoned to resolve the leadership crisis in Ondo on Monday, December 11.

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As reported by The Nation, the president emphasised that this transfer should be conducted without any conditions, as it aligned with the "doctrine of necessity." understands that the transfer of power would be done by electronic signature (e-signature) as the ailing governor was too weak to sign any document.

Meanwhile, this decision allows Governor Akeredolu to take another medical leave, ensuring his well-being, Sahara Reporters confirmed.

Ondo deputy governor, speaker summoned by Tinubu

Earlier, reported that Tinubu called for a meeting at the Villa with Ondo state Deputy Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, speaker of the House of Assembly, Olamide Oladiji, secretary to the state government, Princess Oladunni Odu, and APC state chairman, Ade Adetimehin.

The meeting was held on Monday, December 11, to resolve the political crisis in Ondo state stemming from Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's prolonged absence.

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Despite a previous intervention by the president, a lasting solution has yet to be achieved.

Gov Akeredolu begins payment of N35,000 wage for workers

In another report, Governor Akeredolu addressed the issues raised by employees in Ondo state.

The governor gave the green light to distribute N1 billion in gratuities to Ondo state workers.

Kayode Ogundele, the head of service for the state, indicated that employees will be granted the N35,000 wage bonus along with their November salary.


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