Yahaya Bello’s victory at Apex court delights Akeredolu, Ondo APC

Yahaya Bello’s victory at Apex court delights Akeredolu, Ondo APC

AKEREDOLU CONGRATULATES KOGI PEOPLE, GOVERNOR Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has congratulated the governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yaya Bello on the judgments of the Supreme Court, which affirmed the validity of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State. Governor Akeredolu describes the Supreme Court’s declaration dismissing the appeal of the People’s Democratic Party and the Social Democratic Party as victory for democracy and the people of Kogi State, adding that…

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Our Govt has used projects to stop rural-urban migration —Aketi’s SA, Kolawole

Our Govt has used projects to stop rural-urban migration —Aketi’s SA, Kolawole

In a quest to conscientiously bridge the elongated gap between rural and urban settlements, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has taken steps to entrench development in the rural areas and uplift standard of living of the rural dwellers. The Governor was able achieve the unprecedented infrastructural developments through the Ondo State Community and Social Development Agency (ODCSDA) and the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing project (RAAMP), which are World Bank-assisted Agencies under the Directorate…

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Ondo 2020 campaigns: COVID-19 committee warns parties, politicians

Ondo 2020 campaigns: COVID-19 committee warns parties, politicians

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As preparations for the October 10, 2020 intensify by political gladiators, the Ondo State Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus (COVID-19) has cautioned religious and political leaders as well as other strategic stakeholders to obey precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19 while carrying out any of their activities in the State. The Chairman of the State Interministerial Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, stated this during a media chat with newsmen in Akure….

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Alumni Association lauds RUGIPO Council’s Chair, magt

Alumni Association lauds RUGIPO Council’s Chair, magt

The Alumni Association of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, RUGIPO, (formerly Ondo State Polytechnic) has advised graduates of the institution to give moral, logistic and financial support for the school’s management to take it to a greater level. This was contained in a statement signed by Ehinola Olufemi, National President of the Alumni Association and made available to newsmen on Monday in Akure, the Ondo State capital. It was revealed that the association set up a…

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Unpaid workers’ salaries: Mimiko, Akeredolu’s records stir hornet’s nest

Unpaid workers’ salaries: Mimiko, Akeredolu’s records stir hornet’s nest

THE MORE REASONS WHY AKEREDOLU MUST NOT RETURN FOR SECOND TERM By Sunday Menukuro It is no more news that Aketi is struggling to pay workers salary presently to the extent that he is still owing workers different degrees of salaries from one month to six months, depending on the sector one finds himself, and many months of deductions. What needs to be put into consideration is that if Aketi can still be owing salaries…

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Ondo 2020: How ex-SSG Abena rejoined Aketi’s camp

Ondo 2020: How ex-SSG Abena rejoined Aketi’s camp

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ahead of the October 10 governorship election, the camp of the All Progressives Congress, APC candidate received a boost yesterday when a former Secretary to the Ondo State Government (SSG) Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde who resigned from the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s administration returned to the Governor’s team. A source told SUNSHINETRUTH that the governor agreed to compensate Abegunde popularly known as Abena if his reelection bid was actualised. It was also gathered that…

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Ondo 2020: Adelegan remains our Candidate; we’ve not endorsed ZLP, Agboola —ADC

Ondo 2020: Adelegan remains our Candidate; we’ve not endorsed ZLP, Agboola —ADC

As the October 10 governorship election in the state approaches, the Ondo state Chairperson of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Hon. Mrs. Adetokunbo Saka Adetoro has described as mischievous and misleading the purported declaration of support by the party for the ZLP candidate, Hon. Agboola Ajayi. She added that Prince Dapo Adelegan remains the ADC governorship candidate in the election. In a statement credited to her, Mrs. Adetoro who described the group behind the declaration…

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Ondo 2020: How Jegede orchestrated neglect of projects in Akure under Mimiko —APC

Ondo 2020: How Jegede orchestrated neglect of projects in Akure under Mimiko —APC

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo state chapter has accused the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, of allegedly orchestrating abandonment of some projects in Ondo central senatorial district and Akure in particular when he served as a Commissioner for Justice and Attorney general under the last administration of Dr Olusegun Mimiko. In a Press Statement, the ruling party’s Director of Media and Publicity, Steve Otaloro, also lambasted…

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Ondo 2020: Let our votes count, Akeredolu doesn’t deserve Reelection —unemployed youths tell Buhari

Ondo 2020: Let our votes count, Akeredolu doesn’t deserve Reelection —unemployed youths tell Buhari

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……. As 66,000 youths bemoan deteriorating, unaffordable education, healthcare in Ondo. Ahead of the October 10 governorship election, over 66,000 youths under the umbrella of the Association of Registered Unemployed Youths and Graduates of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to shun temptation of supporting or using ‘Federal Power’ for the reelection bid of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The group alleged that Akeredolu who is contesting on the platform…

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Ex-Reps member Kolawole lauds Akeredolu’s wife over widows’ palliatives

Ex-Reps member Kolawole lauds Akeredolu’s wife over widows’ palliatives

A former House of Representatives member, Kolawole Babatunde, has described the wife of Ondo state Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu as a caring mother whose contributions to the reduction of poverty among womenfolk especially widows will not be forgotten. The former lawmaker specifically commended the First lady for distributing palliatives across the 18 Local Government Areas of the State, to cushion effects of COVID-19 lockdown on women who have lost their breadwinners. Kolawole who made the…

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Ondo 2020: Alex Ajipe-led campaign committee steps up winning strategy for Aketi, donates N2m

Ondo 2020: Alex Ajipe-led campaign committee steps up winning strategy for Aketi, donates N2m

The Civil society and support committee under the All Progressives Congress, APC, Campaign Council for the October 10, 2020 Governorship election in Ondo State has held its inaugural meeting in Akure, the state capital The Chairman of the committee, Chief Alex Ajipe in his opening remarks, charged members of the Committee to work conscientiously and harmonize their respective political level-headedness for APC to record outstanding success in the election. Ajipe who is also the convener…

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How Truck crushes pregnant woman, two kids, okada riders to death in Ondo

How Truck crushes pregnant woman, two kids, okada riders to death in Ondo

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Report from Ikare Akoko in Ondo state indicates that a truck carrying petroleum content has crashed in a very busy commercial area of Okorun quarter, killing some people on the spot while some are on the danger list. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the truck coming from Ado Ekiti axis of Ikare-Ado road lost control on the hilly area and crashed to the commercial area around a police station at Okorun Ikare. An eyewitness…

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I’ve no plan to retrench 2,000 workers if…. —Akeredolu

I’ve no plan to retrench 2,000 workers if…. —Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu today said he has no plan to retrench 2,000 workers if he got second term in office. This is contained in a Press Statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo Below is the full text of the statement; Re-Plot To Sack 2,000 Workers After Election AKEREDOLU WON’T FOLLOW THEIR PATH The attention of the Ondo State Government has been drawn to an erroneous news item that Governor…

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Ondo 2020: Jimoh Ibrahim is a paper weight politician, wants to scam Aketi —PDP

Ondo 2020: Jimoh Ibrahim is a paper weight politician, wants to scam Aketi —PDP

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has described a Businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim as an empty politician whose defection to the the APC will not affect the fortune of the PDP governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede ahead of the 10 October 2020 election in Ondo state. In a Press Statement signed by Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, its Ondo state Publicity Secretary, the PDP said Ibrahim is allegedly looking for how to scam the ondo state government…

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Ondo 2020: How Jegede will shock Akeredolu, APC —PDP governors

Ondo 2020: How Jegede will shock Akeredolu, APC —PDP governors

Governors elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have vowed to work together to ensure that Ondo State returns to the party through its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, in the October 10 gubernatorial election by shocking the APC and its candidate, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, made this declaration during the virtual inauguration of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Ondo gubernatorial at…

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Breaking: First King of Traditional Music, Lekan Adepoju joins ancestors

Breaking: First King of Traditional Music, Lekan Adepoju joins ancestors

A famous musician in Ondo / Ekiti states traditional music, popularly known as HRH Oba Lekan Ishola Adepoju has passed on during a brief illness. The news of his death came as a rude shock to many of his fans as he was said to have have died at a private hospital in Ekiti state where he had been receiving treatment. H.R.M Oba Lekan Ishola Adepoju (Agbelepase 1), the 1st King of Traditional Music in…

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Ondo 2020: I know how to poison PDP to death —Jimoh Ibrahim

Ondo 2020: I know how to poison PDP to death —Jimoh Ibrahim

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo state- born billionaire, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim has declared that he know how to poison the PDP to death ahead of the October 10 governorship election. He said the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State is dead without him as he exits the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ibrahim was received into the APC by the state chairman of the party, Engr. Ade Adetimehin and handed over to the…

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Tuition reduction: Akeredolu acted like selfless father —APC

Tuition reduction: Akeredolu acted like selfless father —APC

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed delight over the decison of the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN to slash students’ tuition at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko in the state. In a Press Statement signed by the party’s Spokesman, Alex Kalejaye, APC said Akeredolu had acted like a selfless father. Read the full text of the statement below; News Release ONDO APC HAILS REDUCTION IN…

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My take on 2023 Presidential election —Osinbajo

My take on 2023 Presidential election —Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said that the Federal Government was creating a “payroll support” for private schoolteachers and artisans to cushion the untoward economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on them. He added that the Federal Government had secured land in 11 states of the federation to build thousands of two-bedroom apartments for Nigerians at the cost of N2m each. He also declared that he was too busy to think about the…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu raises fresh alarm over his Deputy Agboola

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu raises fresh alarm over his Deputy Agboola

ZLP, AJAYI PLOTTING TO CLONE, CIRCULATE FAKE DOCUMENTS AGAINST AKEREDOLU A sinister move by the candiate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Agboola Ajayi to embarrass and malign the personality of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been uncovered. The grand plans which have been initiated five months ago, are targeted at embarrasing the Governor, top government officials as well as members of his immediate family. These unimaginable lies and…

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