Akeredolu Moves Against Deputy, Sacks Media Aides


Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has sacked all the media aides of his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

A statement signed by Richard Olatunde, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor reads “All media aides appointed by the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, and seconded to the office of the deputy Governor, have been relieved of their appointments with immediate effect.

The affected aides include: Press Secretary to the Governor, Kenneth Odusola; Special Assistant to Governor (New Media) Okunniga Oladipupo; and Special Assistant to the Governor (Photography) Abayomi Samson Adefolalu.

They are to submit all government properties in their possession to the Acting Permanent Secretary, Office of the deputy Governor.

Similarly, the Press Crew attached to the office of the deputy governor has been disbanded.

Consequently, all members of the Press Crew are to report back to their various ministries and stations.

Equally, the ministry of Information and Orientation is directed to provide adequate coverage for the activities of the deputy’s governor office henceforth.

It will be recalled that Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki also sacked the media aides of his deputy, Philip Shaibu few days ago.


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