Ondo Crisis: Remain As Deputy Gov, Tinubu Tells Aiyedatiwa

The over six months political logjam in Ondo state has been resolved by President Bola Tinubu.

President Tinubu met with all the gladiators behind closed doors for over six hours at the villa, Abuja.

Those who attended the meeting included the National Chairman of the APC, Umar Gbanduje; embattled deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa; APC state Chairman, Ade Adetimehin; Speaker of the House of Assembly; Hon. Olamide Oladiji and Senator Jimoh Ibrahim.

Other include members of the House of Assembly; the Secretary to the Ondo State Government; Princess Oladunni Odu; the Governor’s aides including Dare Aragbaiye; Aminu Raimi; and the Governor’s son, Babajide Akeredolu.

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Sources at the meeting told KOKO TV NG in Akure that the president directed that the status quo should be maintained.

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According to the source, “the President frowned at the move to declare Aiyedatiwa as acting Governor and warned that such must never happen in the state.

“President Tinubu directed that the deputy governor should go and resume work as deputy governor and not as acting governor.

“He also directed that the state executive council should remain intact ditto for the party exco, contrary to threats.

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