Ondo State Acting Governor, Hon Lucky Ayedatiwa, has assured the people of the state and Nigerians that there won’t be a gap in governance in the absence of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Ayedatiwa in a statement he personally signed and issued in Akure, the state capital, said that governance is on course.
He “assure the people of Ondo State that there is no gap in governance. The government of Ondo State is on course, construction works are going on across the State and other official activities are also running well in line with standard practices.
“The security and welfare of the people being the primary constitutional mandate of government is enjoying top priority.
“The State Government will not at any time renege on this important obligation to the people.
“We urge you all to continue to be law-abiding, peaceful and endeavour to pursue your legitimate businesses and activities unhindered.
Ayedatiwa said that the state government was not oblivious of the hardship and inconveniences attendant to the removal of fuel subsidies by the Federal Government.
He noted that “Apart from the measures being contemplated by the State Government, our administration is also in collaboration with the Federal Government, through the National Economic Council, headed by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Kashim Shetima, GCON, with a view to birthing enduring palliative measures to remedy the excruciating effects of the policy, within available resources.
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