Procurement Board: Ondo Civil Society Orgs disown Akeredolu’s Appointee

Procurement Board: Ondo Civil Society Orgs disown Akeredolu’s Appointee

By: Oluwatosin Adesola With a view to developing and promoting commerce and industry in Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the constitution of a Multipurpose Passenger Travels Plaza named ORE LIBERTY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED in Ore, Odigbo Local government. Governor Akeredolu, has also constituted 16-man as statutory members of the state Board of Public Procurement to be headed by himself. According to a Statement by the CPS to the Governor, Mr Segun Ajiboye, the…

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BREAKING: Protesting Doctors to get Salaries immediately —Akeredolu

BREAKING: Protesting Doctors to get Salaries immediately —Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has declared that the process of paying the outstanding salaries of the newly recruited Doctors at the State University of Medicine’s Hospital, UNIMEDTH, will commence immediately. He disclosed this through his Twitter handle following the protest embarked on by the residents Doctors in Ondo State yesterday. Akeredolu said: “I have just concluded an emergency meeting with the Head of Service to clarify and rectify this situation…

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Doctors angry as Protest grounds Ondo Hospital amidst COVID-19

Doctors angry as Protest grounds Ondo Hospital amidst COVID-19

Industrial crisis has hit Ondo state health sector as Resident doctors at the University of medical sciences (UNIMED) teaching hospital, Akure Annex this morning staged a protest over non payment of their salaries going to between four and five months arrears by the ondo state government. The doctors who trooped out in a peaceful protest with different placards within the UNIMED lamented the maltreatment and neglect they were being made to face by the state…

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Enough of Provocative acts by Deji Aladetoyinbo in our Domains —Akure North Obas warn

Enough of Provocative acts by Deji Aladetoyinbo in our Domains —Akure North Obas warn

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……Obaile, Iju, Itaogbolu, Osi, Eleyowo monarchs dare Oba Aladetoyinbo. …….I remain their Paramount Ruler —Deji insists. Traditional rulers in Akure North local government area of Ondo State have called on the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi to desist from further provocative, reckless and aggressive acts of removing and imposing Olus and minor chiefs in the council area in clear violation of the state government’s white papers, traditional and various courts’…

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Why we want Akeredolu’s attention —Ondo Sex Workers

Why we want Akeredolu’s attention —Ondo Sex Workers

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Following the arrest of 18 commercial sex workers by the Ondo state government’s taskforce on COVID-19 pandemic, some of their colleagues have sought the attention of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to help them to alleviate their suffering at this emergency period of lockdown. This is certainly not the best of time for commercial sex workers in Akure, the Ondo State capital, as they want government to provide palliative materials for them to cushion…

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Electricity: You can’t Bill Unmetered Buildings again —Ondo Court bars BEDC

Electricity: You can’t Bill Unmetered Buildings again —Ondo Court bars BEDC

An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure and presided over by Justice Olabode Adegbehingbe has declared electricity consumption billings in an unmetered building illegal, unjustifiable, arbitrary and wrongful. Justice Adegbehingbe made this declaration in a judgement delivered on April 23, 2020 in a case filled by Mike Kpemi against Benin Electricity Distribution Company ( BEDC). The Court also ordered BEDC to immediately install a metering device at the claimant’s residence, at Bethel Estate ,…

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Eleyowo crisis settled with Chief Boboye as Olu —Deji of Akure

Eleyowo crisis settled with Chief Boboye as Olu —Deji of Akure

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure kingdom, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi today declared that the Eleyowo chieftaincy tussle has been laid to rest as Chief Ojo Boboye remains the Olu of Eleyowo community in Akure north local government area of Ondo state. Chief Boboye and Chief Olomi Agunbiade had been at loggerhead over the Eleyowo chieftaincy, as Boboye was installed by the Deji while Agunbiade was installed as Olu of Eleyowo…

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Farmers unhappy with Ondo Govt

Farmers unhappy with Ondo Govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Farmers at Ago Dada camp near Ala village in Akure north local government of Ondo state have raised alarm over alleged continuous collection of levy by officials of the ministry of agriculture, and state government tasks force despite lockdown. They also alleged that some leaders in the community were conniving with government officials to collect levies from them to chase away suspected herdsmen that had been destroying their farm produces but had…

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COVID-19 in Ondo: Call your officers to order —Akeredolu tells IGP, Service Chiefs

COVID-19 in Ondo: Call your officers to order —Akeredolu tells IGP, Service Chiefs

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has called on the Inspector General of Police, the Service chiefs of the Nigerian Armed Forces as well as the authorities of other security agencies, to streamline and monitor the movement and operations of their men as part of measures to prevent further spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country. Already, three security agents including two policemen and one military officer were among the eight COVID-19…

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My Control over Akure North Area Unarguable —Deji insists

My Control over Akure North Area Unarguable —Deji insists

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Deji and the Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, has insisted that he has a control over Akure north local government area of Ondo state. Responding to Eleyowo chieftaincy tussle, Oba Aladetoyinbo through his Chief Press Secretary, Michael Adeyeye, said he remains the consenting authority in the appointment of minor chiefs, Olus and Olojas in Akure north local government area. PRESS STATEMENT THE DEJI REMAINS THE…

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