Six Ondo lawmakers in trouble over Dep Governor

Six Ondo lawmakers in trouble over Dep Governor

A Federal High Court in Akure today issued warrant for the arrest of six lawmakers of the Ondo State House of Assembly following their absence in court in a case between the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi and the assembly. The lawmakers are: Hon. Jamiu Maito, Hon. Festus Akingbaso, Hon. Rasheed Elegbeleye, Hon. Samuel Edamisan,Hon. Success Torhukerhijo and Hon. Adeyemi Olayemi. The Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi had in a suit filed at the Federal High…

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Pay attention to your health —Ondo HoS Aragbaiye tells workers

Pay attention to your health —Ondo HoS Aragbaiye tells workers

The Ondo State Head of Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye has charged ODSIP Change Ambassadors and civil servants to place maximum value on their healthcare. Speaking at the 3rd quarterly meeting with the ODSIP ambassadors in Akure, Mr Aragbaiye who assured that the public service will continue to reinvent for greater efficiency introduced them to the newly launched contributory health scheme. Ondo service improvement programme, ODSIP which was unveiled about a year ago was introduced to…

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Foundation organises quiz for Ondo Schools to boost education

Foundation organises quiz for Ondo Schools to boost education

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Miteda Wellness Initiative, says its first edition of quiz competition among secondary schools is to boost dwindling educational fortune in the Akoko areas of Ondo State. The Chairman of the foundation,Dr Funmilola Williams-Daudu on the sideline of the event on Monday at Ikaram Akoko told newsmen that she thought about the programme because of the fallen standard of secondary schools in the area. Williams-Daudu, who had been organising a medicall outreach in…

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Buhari, Tinubu, Osinbajo, govs and intrigues of APC NEC decisions, as PDP seeks end to APC

Buhari, Tinubu, Osinbajo, govs and intrigues of APC NEC decisions, as PDP seeks end to APC

With the dissolution yesterday of organs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the state, zonal and national levels, President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the party have tightened their hold on the party. The APC National Executive Committee (NEC) had risen from its emergency meeting in the State House, Abuja with a resolution dissolving the party’s organs. The NEC also extended by six months the tenure of the party’s Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee,…

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Akeredolu inaugurates Owa-Ale’s Palace Hall, says ‘we lost altruistic monarch’

Akeredolu inaugurates Owa-Ale’s Palace Hall, says ‘we lost altruistic monarch’

By Adeboye Ado Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday inaugurated an ultra modern palace hall built by the Owa-Ale of Ikare-Akoko, Oba Samuel Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin before he joined his ancestors three months ago. Akeredolu said the late monarch was an altruistic Royal Father who conspicuously pursued the cohesion of his community. The Governor who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Hon Tayo Oluwatuyi, stated that demise of Owa-Ale ran a cold…

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COVID-19: Ondo Govt warns Schools of looming higher risk

COVID-19: Ondo Govt warns Schools of looming higher risk

Ondo State Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus has called for robust relationship, preparedness and understanding among all stakeholders in the fight against COVID-19, just as it charged school authorities to intensify efforts at ensuring students and teachers strictly comply with universal precautionary measures put in place to mitigate Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection among the populace. The Chairman of the Committee and Vice Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, represented by the Director, Epidemiology and…

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