Ondo 2020: I didn’t write Akeredolu over Jegede —Mimiko

Ondo 2020: I didn’t write Akeredolu over Jegede —Mimiko

I DID NOT WRITE ANY OPEN LETTER – MIMIKO Dr Olusegun Mimiko did not write, has not written and will not write any letter to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State or any other candidate as we coast home to the October 10, 2020 Governorship election. Any letter purportedly written by him is fake, tendencious and could only have been the figment of the imagination of the authors. Any message and or letter in the…

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Ondo Guber poll: Court grants lawyer’s request over Agboola’s eligibility

Ondo Guber poll: Court grants lawyer’s request over Agboola’s eligibility

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today granted the application for leave filed by Akure based Lawyer, Femi Emmanuel Emodamori, seeking an order of mandamus to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to publish the personal particulars of the Ondo state Deputy Governor, Hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi, as the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for the upcoming State Governorship Election. The court presided over by Justice A.R. Muhammed ordered INEC to…

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Why Ondo Commissioner dumped Akeredolu’s govt

Why Ondo Commissioner dumped Akeredolu’s govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A commissioner with the Ondo State Oil Producing Commission (OSOPADEC), Chief Bisi Ilawole yesterday resigned his appointment with the State government. More facts have however emerged over the resignation as it was learnt that the decision of Ilawole was to enable him team up with the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi to unseat Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in the forthcoming gubernatorial election. Immediately, Ilawole from Ilaje Local Government Area of the state dumped…

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Ondo 2020: We’ve uncovered fresh plot by PDP, ZLP —APC

Ondo 2020: We’ve uncovered fresh plot by PDP, ZLP  —APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has uncovered plan by political parties including the PDP and ZLP to employ crude means to destroy the image of the party, ahead of the gubernatorial election. Inna Press Statement, the Party’s state publicity secretary, Alex Kalejaye said “the unholy alliance is informed by the fact parties perceive in APC a common enemy because they are jittery over the rising profile of the ruling APC, on account…

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Breaking: INEC Chairman arrives Akure ahead of Ondo Guber poll

Breaking: INEC Chairman arrives Akure ahead of Ondo Guber poll

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mammud Yakubu today commenced a three day official visit to Ondo state ahead of the October 10 governorship election He arrived Akure Ondo State capital around noon today. Addressing Newsmen at the Airport, Prof Yakubu said he came to have on the spot assessment of the level of preparedness for the October 10 Governorship election in the state. The INEC Boss noted that the commission had made…

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Ondo 2020: Attacks on our campaign offices, billboards worrisome —Agboola

Ondo 2020: Attacks on our campaign offices, billboards worrisome —Agboola

Suspected political thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday night attacked the campaign office of the Deputy Governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Hon Agboola Ajayi. The security personnel attached to the Secretariat, Mr Gbenga Olayoriju, said the thugs who were five in number came in an APC branded vehicle, attacked the Secretariat, destroying the billboard and other valuables at the premises. Adeyoriju said the suspected thugs who came…

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COVID-19: We’ll sanction any school that reopens in Ondo —Govt

COVID-19: We’ll sanction any school that reopens in Ondo —Govt

PRESS RELEASE ONDO STATE GOVERNMENT WARNS SCHOOLS AGAINST REOPENING Ondo State Government says it has not directed or permitted the re-opening of primary and tertiary institutions, public or private, in the state while Secondary Schools have been permitted to open for only SSS 3 and Junior Secondary School Class 3. This directive is in line with its objective of strengthening public safety, protecting the lives of residents and further mitigating the spread of COVID-19. All…

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Ajipe meets Omotosho community, seeks support for Aketi on Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub

Ajipe meets Omotosho community, seeks support for Aketi on Ondo-Linyi Industrial hub

The Chief executive officer of Klick Connect Networks chief Alex Ajipe has promised the people of Omotosho in Okitipupa local government areas of more dividend of democracy if Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu wins second term in office. Ajipe who is also the chairman of Ondo/Liyin Industrial hub stated this while meeting with the residents of the community in his office in Akure on Monday. He said the various projects executed and commissioned by Akeredolu administration are…

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Ondo 2020: Court remands 7 political thugs in prison

Ondo 2020: Court remands 7 political thugs in prison

Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo state, seven suspected political thugs arrested last week with firearms in Ose local government area of the state, have been remanded to the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service Centre, Olokuta Akure. They were remanded by an Akure Magistrate Court presided over by Magistrate Tope Aladejana. The seven suspects were arrested by security agents along Ikaro road, Ifon headquarters of Ose LGA on September 19, 2020…

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N60m Bursary: Akeredolu has failed us —Ondo Students

N60m Bursary: Akeredolu has failed us —Ondo Students

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Students in Ondo state under the umbrella of the National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) today registered their displeasure over the failure of the administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to fulfill his promise of disbursing their bursary and scholarship. Addressing newsmen in Akure, the National President of NAOSS, Kikiowo Ayoade, who spoke at a press briefing in Akure, said previous administrations paid bursaries to students until 2015. Ayoade stated that his…

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Ondo 2020: Dep Governor releases ZLP campaign team

Ondo 2020: Dep Governor releases ZLP campaign team

FULL LIST OF THE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE THE AGBOOLA AJAYI/ GBOYE ADEGBENRO ONDO 2020 GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION CONTACT AND MOBILIZATION 1. Rt. Hon (Dr. ) Bakita Bello – CHAIRMAN. 2. Barr. Rotimi Omomuwa – SECRETARY 3. Rt. Hon Abdusalam Olawale Taofik 4 Mr . Tubosun Awe 5. Mr Oseni Muyideen 6. Alhaja SOK .Ogunmodede 7. Alhaji. Azeez Momoh 8. Hon Akin Aibinuomo 9. Hon. Ojo Víctor 10. Mr. Animasahun S.O 11. Mr Akadiri Imoru 12. Prince A….

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N430m scam: Akeredolu’s son blasts Ondo dep governor, threatens drastic action

N430m scam: Akeredolu’s son blasts Ondo dep governor, threatens drastic action

Following an allegation by the Ondo state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi that the son of his boss, Babajide Akeredolu allegedly got a share of N430million naira as a consultancy fee from the state money (N4.3billion) discovered at a commercial bank recently, the governor’s son has threatened to sue Agboola for maligning his image. Babajide said this in a statement made available to SUNSHINETRUTH in Akure today. Agboola had made the comment during his campaign flag…

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What we’ll do on LCDA creation —Akeredolu

What we’ll do on LCDA creation —Akeredolu

EXCITEMENT AT ELEGBEKA MARKET AS GOVERNOR’S CONVOY HELD DOWN BY JUBILANT TRADERS Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, was received in Ifon on Monday, September 21, 2020 by a massive crowd who thronged the major streets in the town for the Governor’s re-election campaign rally in Ose local government. Governor Akeredolu had earlier held a separate rally in Irekari zone of Ose local government after a closed door meeting with traditional rulers in the…

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Why we celebrated Edo poll outcome —APC Nat Secretariat

Why we celebrated Edo poll outcome —APC Nat Secretariat

APC CONGRATULATES OBASEKI, ……..Commends INEC The September 19, 2020 Edo State Governorship election is over, the winner has been declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the person of the Mr. Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP). We hereby congratulate the winner of the election, the people of Edo State and all Nigerians. The peaceful conduct of the election and its outcome represent victory for Nigeria’s democracy. As a party,…

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Ondo 2020: ZLP apologizes to Adelegan, admits Bitire

Ondo 2020: ZLP apologizes to Adelegan, admits Bitire

We inadvertently released the name of Mr. Solomon Adelegan as one of the members of the Campaign Committee of the Zenith Labour Party as released earlier today. The name intended for release was Mr. Solomon Bitire, former Chairman, Caretaker Committee, Okitipupa Local Government. We apologise to Mr. Adelegan for the error. Kola Ademujimi Director General AgboGboye Campaign Council

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Jegede, Akeredolu disagree over 7 thugs arrested with weapons

Jegede, Akeredolu disagree over 7 thugs arrested with weapons

As the October 10 governorship election approaches in ondo state, the candidates of the APC, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and that of the PDP have disagreed and yesterday engaged in a war of words over the arrested of seven suspected political thugs in a PDP branded vehicle. The suspected thugs were arrested in Ifon, Ose Local Government Area with locally-made dangerous weapons. The Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation, said the incident was a proof of its earlier assertions…

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How Obaseki’s feat will inspire our victory in Ondo —PDP

How Obaseki’s feat will inspire our victory in Ondo —PDP

PRESS STATEMENT. GODWIN OBASEKI’S VICTORY, AN ELIXIR FOR ONDO 2020. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State Chapter Congratulates Governor Godwin Obaseki on his resounding victory at the just concluded Gubernatorial Elections in Edo State. The election was a straight fight between ” Federal might” and the “People’s might”. Expectedly, the people triumphed. We also Congratulate the Edo people for their doggedness and rejecting godfathers who wanted to make Edo State, an extension of their…

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Akeredolu okays more Isolation centres, as 30 people died of COVID-19 in Ondo

Akeredolu okays more Isolation centres, as 30 people died of COVID-19 in Ondo

Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday inaugurated an Isolation Centre built by the Ondo State COVID-19 Response Fund, with technical assistance of the Interministerial Committee on COVID-19, just as he assured health workers in the State of his commitment to the payment of Special COVID-19 allowance even though the pandemic has significantly and adversely affected the State finances. This is even as the state recorded 30 deaths from the disease. Akeredolu while…

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Ondo 2020: Why I’m supporting Agboola —Mimiko

Ondo 2020: Why I’m supporting Agboola —Mimiko

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The immediate past Ondo state Governor and National Leader of the Zenith Labour Party, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has defended his decision for supporting the aspiration of the ZLP governorship candidate and Deputy Governor of the State, Agboola Ajayi, noting that he is only person among the leading candidates that can restore collapsed government’s programmes in the state. Mimiko explained that if elected, Agboola has a capacity to return free healthcare, free education…

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Ondo 2020: Mild drama as Mimiko, Akeredolu avert bloody clash

Ondo 2020: Mild drama as Mimiko, Akeredolu avert bloody clash

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As the October 10 governorship election draws nearer, there was a mild drama in Ondo town, Ondo State, yesterday when some supporters of the APC and those of the ZLP, almost engaged in bloody clash when campaign train of the two parties met in the town. It took the intervention of a former Governor and National Leader of the Zenith Labour Party, Dr Olusegun Mimiko who is an indigene of Ondo town…

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