Governor Akeredolu Officially Hands Over Power To Deputy Aiyedatiwa


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Big news from Ondo State: Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is going on a medical leave starting tomorrow, December 13. His right-hand man, Deputy Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, will be in charge while he’s away. Let’s break down what this all means.

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What’s Happening?

Why This Matters

Governor Akeredolu has been away for a bit, and people have been talking. He’s been in Germany for treatment and then working from Ibadan. Now, he’s officially handing over to his deputy. This is important because it keeps everything running smoothly while he focuses on getting better.

The Official Word

Richard Olatunde, who speaks for the Governor, said: “Governor Akeredolu is taking a break for more treatment. He’s making sure he’s totally okay before coming back to work. The Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, will take care of things for now.”

A Statement from the Press Secretary

“Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, will commence his medical leave on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, as a follow-up to his medical treatment. During his medical leave, Governor Akeredolu will prioritize his health and ensure a full recovery before resuming his official duties. A formal letter regarding the medical leave and a notice formally transferring power in line with the Nigerian Constitution will be transmitted to the House of Assembly. In the absence of Governor Akeredolu, the Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, will assume the responsibilities of the Governor in an acting capacity,” the statement reads in part.

What’s Next?

Deputy Governor Aiyedatiwa is the man of the hour. He’s stepping up to lead while the Governor is away. It’s a big job, but he’s ready for it.

Keeping Things Going

This change is all about making sure everything in Ondo State keeps moving along. The Governor trusts his deputy to handle things, and it’s all done by the book.

In Simple Terms

Governor Akeredolu is taking a break to focus on his health. Deputy Governor Aiyedatiwa will be in charge for a while. It’s all about making sure the state keeps running well.

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That’s the scoop for now! Let’s wish the Governor a speedy recovery and good luck to the Deputy as he takes on this new role.

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