Update: Ondo Assembly Makes Aiyedatiwa Acting Governor After Receiving Akeredolu’s Letter



The Ondo State House of Assembly says it has received a letter from Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu that he would again be proceeding on a medical leave.

The House subsequently declared Aiyedatiwa, the Governor in acting capacity.

Speaker of the House, Olamide Oladiji who confirmed the reception of Akeredolu’s letter, said the action of the Governor is in line with the Nigerian constitution as amended.

“Following Doctor’s advice on the need for medical follow up after recuperating, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, has forwarded the letter on medical leave to the State House of Assembly.

“According to the letter, his Deputy, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa would now assume the responsibilities of the Governor in acting capacity until there is a written declaration to the contrary.

“The leave is expected to commence on Wednesday,13th December, 2023,” Oladiji said in statement issued on Wednesday.

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