I’m still in Germany recuperating, not yet back home, says Akeredolu
Promises to return soon
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, said he was still recuperating in Germany and had not yet returned to Nigeria as being circulated on social media platforms.
In a statement through his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, Akeredolu, who promised he would soon return to the state, said his main focus was to ensure full recovery.
A short video clip had emerged, at the weekend, showing the governor disembarking from a helicopter, which created speculation that he had returned from his medical leave.
The statement said: “Our attention has been drawn to a recent video circulating on social media, suggesting the return of Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, from his medical vacation. While we acknowledge the eagerness of the people of the state, as well as supporters and well-wishers from both within and outside the country, to have the governor back, we want to clarify that Governor Akeredolu is currently in Germany focusing on his full recovery.
“Governor Akeredolu extends his deep appreciation to the citizens of Ondo State for their unwavering prayers and support. Their genuine concern and compassion have been instrumental in aiding his recovery journey.
“It’s important to note that Governor Akeredolu will return to the state very soon to continue executing his administration’s redeemed agenda and providing impactful governance. His commitment to delivering positive and lasting development remains steadfast.
“The video in question, which is circulating, was captured during the governor’s campaign tour in preparation for the last presidential and National Assembly elections.
“Governor Akeredolu is eagerly looking forward to reuniting with the people of the state. He is deeply moved by the love and support, and he can’t wait to continue working towards a brighter future for Ondo State.”
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