Ondo: Akeredolu sacks Deputy Governor’s media aide

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has terminated the appointment of an aide to the embattled Deputy Governor of the state.

The sack was disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday in Akure by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olusegun Ajiboye.

Ajiboye stated that the sack of the Deputy Governor’s Special Assistant on New Media, Allen Sowore, was with immediate effect.

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The Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, who has been having irreconcilable differences with his principal, Governor Akeredolu on Sunday finally resigned from the All Progressives Congress and joined the People’s Democratic Party.

Ajayi, however, maintained that he remains the deputy governor of the state in spite of his leaving the All Progressives Congress. He explained that the APC has “become a poisoned space” with one man “kneeling on its neck”.

The statement, which conveyed the sack of the Deputy Governor’s aide advised Sowore to submit all government properties in his possession to the Chief of Staff to the Governor.