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Tag Archives: Ondo

Akeredolu sets up committee on political appointees

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has set up a handover strategic implementation committee in the state. According to Ondo Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, the purpose of to facilitate the off-boarding of current administration personnel as well as ease the on-boarding process of incoming personnel. Members of the Committee are the Head of Service, Mr. ‘Dare Aragbaiye to serve ...

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Ondo PDP slams indefinite suspension on key members

The Ondo State the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has suspended five key members of the party indefinitely. The statement to this effect was issued issued on Tuesday night by the party. Acccording to the statement, they were suspended for anti-party activities. The affected members are:former Chairman of the party, Ebenezer Alabi and former Publicity Secretary of the party in South ...

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Ondo State Commissioner for Integration and Special Duties is dead

Prof. Bayonile Ademodi, Ondo State Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties is dead. Acccording to an official, Ademodi died on Saturday. Mr Donald Ojogo, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation broke the sad news to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview on Sunday in Akure. Ademodi who was aged 60 was a professor of ...

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Details emerge on why gov Akeredolu fired Attorney-General

Details have cropped up on why Ondo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Kolawole Olawoye, was booted out on Monday morning by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Olawoye was replaced with Sir Charles Titiloye, a human rights lawyer, The Nation reports. Chief Press Secretary to Governor Akeredolu, Segun Ajiboye, in a press statement said Titiloye was a former Secretary of the Nigerian ...

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Ondo 2020: Election tribunal grants substituted service on Akeredolu

The Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunalin Akure on Tuesday granted a motion exparte for substituted service on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in the petition filed by candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede. In the petition, Jegede is challenging the victory of Governor Akeredolu on four grounds. Among the grounds are that the election was marred by irregularities and pockets ...

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Ondo Guber: Police officers decry non-payment of election allowances

Some of operatives of Nigerian Police Force  in Oyo State deployed for the Oct. 10 Ondo State governorship election have decried non-payment of their allowances, 19 days after the poll. The officers who spoke on condition of anonymity made their plight known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Ibadan. One of the officers said the Police Headquarters, ...

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Embattled Ondo dep may resign this week

Speculatios are rife that Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, might be pressured to resign this week. Ajayi, who was candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), lost his bid to govern the state after he came a distant third in the October 10 governorship election. He resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in June, joined the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Second tenure of Akeredolu will be beneficial to women, APC chieftain assures

A top stalwart of  All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ifedore local government area of Ondo State, Mrs Adeyefa Oyinkansola-Williams, has assured womenfolk in the state of better deals and government patronage during the second tenure of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu starting Feb. 24, 2021. Oyinkansola-Williams made this known on Friday in a congratulating message to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu made available to ...

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Ondo election best in recent times- observers

A group of local observers for last Saturday governorship election in Ondo has described the election as peaceful, free, fair, and credible. The observers said the conduct of the election was satisfactory and best in recent times. Speaking at a briefing in Akure, the Ondo state capital, spokesman for the observers, Prince Stafford Bisong, said the voters must be commended ...

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APC expels Ondo Assembly member for allegedly betraying Akeredolu

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  has expelled Ondo lawmaker, Favour Semilore-Tomomewo for alleged  anti-party activities. The ruling platform said she worked against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu during the election. The lawmaker represents Ilaje Constituency 2 at the House of Assembly. Semilore-Tomomewo is the only woman in the state’s legislature. The expulsion letter was signed by Olamigoke Ajimuda and Taid Omosule, Ilaje ...

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