Ondo Assembly begins impeachment process of deputy governor
Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday began the process of impeaching Agboola Ajayi as the deputy governor. The members of the Assembly are currently deliberating in the Assembly on the allegation of gross misconduct against Ajayi. Security personnel from the Nigeria Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps are present at…
Akeredolu in stormy waters over handing over to deputy
Amidst increasing cases of coronavirus infections in Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Agboola Ajayi, are enmeshed in political war on who controls the government now and next year.
Asking me to step down is ridiculous, says Akeredolu
The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale,…
I will not hand over to my deputy, Akeredolu insists
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, who tested positive for COVID-19 recently, has declared that there was no vacuum in the governance of the state, foreclosing the possibilities of handing over to his deputy, Agboola Ajayi.
Two PDP governorship aspirants 'failed' screening in Ondo
The Committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to screen the nine aspirants seeking to fly its flag in the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State said on Friday that two of the nine aspirants have failed the screening. The chairman of the screening committee and former Speaker of the House…
Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19, recounts experience
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has identified himself as one of the 32 people that tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 276.
Ondo police arrest 17 for destroying Ijaw leader’s tomb, properties
Seventeen persons have been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly vandalising a mausoleum, containing the tomb of late King of Zion, Dr. I.O Jemine, who died in 2014.
Ondo deputy governor alleges withdrawal of security aide, threat to life
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has raised the alarm that his life is in danger following withdrawal of his security personnel by the state Commissioner for Police, Mr. Bolaji Salami.
‘Too late to talk about consensus arrangement in Ondo PDP’
I’m not at scared at all. I am not afraid, because I love challenges. That is why I have consistently said that we need someone that can think out of the box at these trying moments in the history of the land.