APC primary: Ignore rumour of my disqualification —Akeredolu

APC primary: Ignore rumour of my disqualification —Akeredolu

Press Statement APC SCREENING: IGNORE DISQUALIFICATION RUMOUR The widely circulated rumour, especially on the social media that the Ondo State Governorship Election Screening Committee of the APC has disqualified Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN from participating at the Party Primary scheduled for July 20 is untrue. This is yet another distraction unleashed with the aim of deceiving the unsuspecting public and diverting attention from the self-imposed pains on the part of those behind the story. It…

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Looming Strike: Labour Issues receiving prompt Attention —Ondo Govt

Looming Strike: Labour Issues receiving prompt Attention —Ondo Govt

Press Statement LABOUR ISSUES RECEIVING PROMPT ATTENTION The attention of the Ondo State Government has been drawn to a widely circulated correspondence to the Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN. Among others, the letter in question made allusions to various issues in respect of industrial harmony. It is pertinent to state that the issues raised in the correspondence are not new. They are neither peculiar to Ondo State, especially during this period that has compelled…

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Ex-Reps Member Babatunde, Commissioner woo APC delegates for Akeredolu in Akoko

Ex-Reps Member Babatunde, Commissioner woo APC delegates for Akeredolu in Akoko

Ahead of July 20 All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primary election in Ondo State, a former federal lawmaker, Hon. Kolawole Babatunde, the State commissioner for women affairs, Mrs Titi Adeyemi, today, parleyed with the party’s members and leaders in Akoko South East local government area of the state to drum support for the reelection of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The meeting encompasses all the delegates in the 11 wards of the local government area. Speaking at…

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Why Ife Oyedele remains the best amongst APC Aspirants

Why Ife Oyedele remains the best amongst APC Aspirants

IFE OYEDELE : THE BEST AMONGST APC CONTENDERS Femi Adeniyi, Akure It is no more news that the leading All Progressive Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant, Engr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele had obtained and submitted his nomination and expression of interest form to participate in Ondo State 2020 governorship election. The Okitipupa born politician had since gone ahead to open the biggest campaign office in Akure and he had equally rolled out his road map to economic prosperity…

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Ondo 2020: How NUPENG Leader emerged Guber Candidate of Mimiko’s ZLP

Ondo 2020: How NUPENG Leader emerged Guber Candidate of Mimiko’s ZLP

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has become the first political party to hold primaries to pick its candidate for the October 10, 2020 governorship election in ondo state. During a convention held in Akure, a social struggle leader, Comrade Darius Benjamin Olarotimi emerged the governorship candidate after beating his sole challenger, Pastor Olusegun Esho. Olarotimi scored 65votes out of 90votes to defeat Esho who polled 20votes and five invalid votes. The exercise…

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We are missing fatherly roles of our late Commissioner Adegbenro —Ondo Nurses

We are missing fatherly roles of our late Commissioner Adegbenro —Ondo Nurses

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) led by the Chairman, Comrade Kehinde Olomiye has declared that health workers and the people of the state will greatly miss huge contributions of Dr Wahab Adegbenro to the sector. Adegbenro, until his sudden demise last week, was the state Commissioner for Health and Chairman of the lnter-ministerial Committee Against COVID 19. In a condolence message signed by…

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Ondo 2020: APC yet to reveal names of qualified & disqualified Aspirants —Segun Abraham

Ondo 2020: APC yet to reveal names of qualified & disqualified Aspirants —Segun Abraham

OLUSEGUN ABRAHAM SUPPORT GROUP PRESS RELEASE IGNORE THE WICKED PULL DOWN ONSLAUGHT OUR ATTENTION HAS BEEN DRAWN TO RUMOURS MAKING THE ROUNDS ON THE PURPORTED DISQUALIFICATION OF DR OLUSEGUN ABRAHAM FROM CONTESTING THE GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARY ELECTION OF THE APC IN ONDO STATE. THIS IS A LIE FROM THE PIT OF HELL. IT IS SPONSORED BY MISCHIEF MAKERS WHO HAVE BECOME JITTERY OF THE SOARING POPULARITY OF DR OLUSEGUN ABRAHAM. WE WONDER WHERE THIS NEWS FILTERED…

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Vanity vs Expediency: A Tale of Two Projects in Ondo State

Vanity vs Expediency: A Tale of Two Projects in Ondo State

VANITY VS EXPEDIENCY: A TALE OF TWO PROJECTS I follow Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (Aketi) for several reasons. First, he is a governor that looks forward. I doubt that any governor in Nigeria, has been more magnanimous to the legacy and reputation of his predecessors like Aketi has been. I have hardly heard him speak in person, or through a nominee, criticizing or judging a project of his predecessor. Even in the face of aggression, aggravation…

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Akeredolu goes Spiritual

Akeredolu goes Spiritual

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has gone spiritual on his social media platforms amidst battle to pick governorship ticket of his party APC in the primaries slated for July 20. Only recently, Akeredolu’s estranged Deputy Agboola Ajayi joined the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the 2020 governorship election while still serving in his government. Also recently, the governor was tested positive for the deadly coronavirus pandemic but later got treated and tested negative to the…

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Ondo Workers set for showdown with Akeredolu, threaten Strike

Ondo Workers set for showdown with Akeredolu, threaten Strike

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Workers in Ondo state and the 18 local governments in the state have vowed to shut down the state and embark on industrial action if the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu fails to settle their outstanding salaries, leave bonus and other entitlements pending over the years. The workers under the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), in a letter dated 10th July, 2020, gave Governor Akeredolu till Wednesday 15th July, 2020 to call for negotiations…

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