Ondo: Akeredolu begins another medical leave, transfers power to Aiyedatiwa

“In the absence of Governor Akeredolu, the Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, will assume the responsibilities of the Governor in acting capacity.

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Ondo: Akeredolu begins another medical leave, transfers power to Aiyedatiwa
Gov Rotimi Akeredolu and his Deputy. Lucky Ayedatiwa

In yet another intriguing development in the political landscape of Ondo State, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is set to begin another medical leave on Wednesday as a follow-up to his medical treatment.

This is contained in a statement issued by Akeredolu’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Richard Olatunde on Tuesday in Akure.

According to the statement, Akeredolu will prioritise his health and ensure 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 Aiyedatiwa, will assume the responsibilities of the Governor in acting capacity.

“Gov. Akeredolu expresses his gratitude for the unwavering support and affection of the people of Ondo State. He assures them that his administration remains committed to the path of progress and prosperity for the people.

BRANDPOWER reports that in June, Akeredolu wrote  a letter to the state House of Assembly, notifying it a medical leave for 21 working days following his health condition.

BRANDPOWER reports that Akeredolu notified the state House of Assembly of his resumption of duty after being abroad for three months on medical leave.

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