Aiyedatiwa Sacks Commissioners, Akeredolu’s Aides

Governor, Lucky Aiyedetiwa of Ondo State

The Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State, has dissolved the State Executive Council.

This is as he sacked all Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants of their duties.

The cabinet dissolution was announced in a statement by issued by his Chief Press Secretary,  Ebenezer Adeniyan, on Wednesday, with the governor saying the dissolution takes immediate effect.

The statement read, “All members of the cabinet are to immediately hand over to the Permanent Secretaries or the most senior administrative officers in their respective offices.

“All the affected officials are directed to hand over all government properties in their possession.

“The governor thanks the affected officials for their services and contributions to the development of the state.”

Before today’s dissolution, some of Akeredolu’s appointees sent in their resignation letters.

They include Akeredolu’s Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde; and the ex-governor’s Special Adviser on Union Matters and Special Duties, Mr Dare Aragbaye.

Others are the Commissioner for Infrastructure, Lands and Housing, Mr Aminu Raimi; the Special Assistant on Photography, Mr Olawale  Abolade; and the Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale.

Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu died on Wednesday December 27 2023 at 67.

Aiyedatiwa was subsequently sworn-in as governor.

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