Just In: Akeredolu Sacks Justice Commissioner

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File photo: Charles Titiloye and Adekola Olawoye at a function.

 

Governor of Ondo state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has sacked his Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General (AG) of the state, Adekola Olawoye.

No reason was given for his sack.

Segun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement on Monday said Akeredolu has appointed Sir Charles Titiloye as the new Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General (AG).

“Titiloye is a human right activist and a renowned social critic. He was former Secretary of the Nigerian Bar of Association (NBA), Akure Branch.

“His name will be forwarded to the state House of Assembly for confirmation.

“Mr. Governor thanks the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice that has just been removed for services rendered to the state. He wishes him success in his future endeavours,” the statement read.

The former AG, Olawoye had been with the Akeredolu’s government since its inception in 2017.

During his stay him office, he led the state legal team to prosecute the founder of the Sotitobire Prayer Church, Babatunde Alfa over an alleged disappearance of One-year-old Baby, Gold Kolawole in the church.

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