Breaking: 70% of Ondo Local Govt Workers don’t come to office —Council Boss

Breaking: 70% of Ondo Local Govt Workers don’t come to office —Council Boss

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Only 30% of the local government workers in Ondo state usually come to work while 70% of them are absent from their duty posts; SUNSHINETRUTH can report. This was the declaration of the Executive Chairman of Ifedore local government, Engr Alex Oladimeji, while featuring on a State Television (OSRC) programme this morning in Akure, the state capital. Oladimeji said, “You know I will say it the way I see things, I will…

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Outcome of Labour, Ondo Govt’s meeting on Salary revealed

Outcome of Labour, Ondo Govt’s meeting on Salary revealed

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The outcome of yesterday’s meeting between labour leaders and representatives of the Ondo state government over payment of outstanding salaries has been revealed. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the meeting which lasted for three hours, was at the instance of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and presided over by the state Head of Service, Dare Aragbaiye. SALARY MATTERS AFFECTING PART 2. You will recall that Labour met with Government twice last week and the outcome of…

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Ondo: NURTW members, leaders desert motor parks, storm Governor’s office, as Akeredolu clears air

Ondo: NURTW members, leaders desert motor parks, storm Governor’s office, as Akeredolu clears air

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Early morning and daylong check constituted by NURTW members which also hinders traffic flow on main roads in Akure and other parts of Ondo state was not noticed today Tuesday members and leaders of the union complied with government directive suspending their activities. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that there is a relative calmness across the state as commercial drivers and their leadership obeyed the government’s directive. It was also learnt that Tickets therefore were…

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2nd Term: Ondo Workers set agenda for Akeredolu amidst percentage salaries

2nd Term: Ondo Workers set agenda for Akeredolu amidst percentage salaries

How Workers determine voting pattern in Ondo State –NLC Chairman, Sunday Adeleye …..Akeredolu must use his second term to complete ongoing projects and run a compact government. ……. Adeleye blames high debts of the state for half salary payment. Comrade Oluwole Adeleye Sunday, Ondo state Chairman of Nigeria labour Congress, NLC in this exclusive interview with SUNSHINETRUTH, speaks on how workers can determine winners and losers of elections in the state. He also talks about…

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Salary: Before Ondo Workers take up Arms against Akeredolu….

Salary: Before Ondo Workers take up Arms against Akeredolu….

THE FACTS THAT ONDO STATE NLC LEADERS MUST TELL US BEFORE THEY TAKE UP LABOUR ARMS AGAINST AKETI….. Dr. Akeredolu O.N. They should put themselves in the shoes of Mr governor, would they have done differently if one them was the governor of Ondo state? INTRODUCTION This generation of ours is one of the educated generations that ever existed on the surface of earth, despite this knowledge with the entire world turning to a global…

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2nd term Inauguration: Akeredolu commissions new 16.7km Akure-Idanre road

2nd term Inauguration: Akeredolu commissions new 16.7km Akure-Idanre road

…reiterates Commitment To Completion Of All Ongoing Projects. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has officially commissioned the 16.75Km Akure-Idanre Road with a spur to Oke-Iya and Igisogba roads. The commissioning was part of the events marking the 2nd Term Inauguration ceremony of the Governor and his deputy, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Governor Akeredolu who described the project as novel, said no previous administration has ever thought it expedient to construct the road. While noting…

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Akeredolu’s Aide Fatai Lawal rewards loyalists

Akeredolu’s Aide Fatai Lawal rewards loyalists

Special Assistant to the Ondo State Governor on Natural Resources, Hon. Fatai Lawal has put smiles on the faces of members of his campaign group who worked rigorously for the re-election of Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, on October 10, 2020. The items distributed to these loyalists include five Toyota Siena, Five Volk Wagen Golf Cars and 15 motorcycles. Pix: gifts from the event. The event, which was held in the Owo local government area…

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Nigeria practises Fatherism, not Federalism —ADFB President Adesina

Nigeria practises Fatherism, not Federalism —ADFB President Adesina

…….. TWISTED FEDERALISM RESPONSIBLE FOR SECTIONAL ACTIVISM- GOV. AKEREDOLU. •Says It Is Time To Restore National Consciousness Through True Federalism. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has blamed the growing sectional activism which he said is gradually replacing National patriotism on the faulty and twisted federalism operated in the country. He lamented that most Nigerians are losing faith in “Unity in Diversity” sloganeering while urging that the only opportunity to restore national consciousness is…

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New Year: Akeredolu, Klick Konnect CEO greet Chinese, Weewood Group

New Year: Akeredolu, Klick Konnect CEO greet Chinese, Weewood Group

ONDO STATE GOVERNOR, KLICK KONNECT CONGRATULATE WEEWOOD, CHINA ON NEW YEAR CELEBRATION. The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the CEO of KLICK KONNECT NETWORKS Chief Dr Alex Ajipe have congratulated the good people of China Republic and Weewood Group on the new year celebration of that country. Governor Akeredolu in a statement personally issued by his Chief of Staff chief Olugbenga Ale and made available to newsmen in Akure Ondo State capital commends…

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NURTW attacks RTEAN members, as Ondo drivers reject Taxi fare hike

NURTW attacks RTEAN members, as Ondo drivers reject Taxi fare hike

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was a panic today when some Commercial Drivers were attacked in Akure over the controversial hike in transport fare. Commercial Drivers operating under Road Transport Employeers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) have rejected increase in transport fare in Akure metropolis and other parts of the state, vow to maintain old rate. The state Chairman of the Association, Mr Adewale Bolarinwa who gave the directive while reacting to outcry over increase in the…

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What I know about NURTW’s hike in Taxi fare from N50 to N100 —Akeredolu

What I know about NURTW’s hike in Taxi fare from N50 to N100 —Akeredolu

The Ondo state government has dissociated itself from the reported hike In daily ticket by taxi drivers from #250 to #700. This has resulted in an upward review of taxi fare from #50 per drop to #100. SUNSHINETRUTH gathered that the situation which many residents who woke up to the new price regime described as inflicting more pains on them especially with the payment of half salary by the Akeredolu led administration and the current…

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Communities react as ODIRS grades 12 roads in Ondo, Akure, Akoko, Okitipupa, Owo, others

Communities react as ODIRS grades 12 roads in Ondo, Akure, Akoko, Okitipupa, Owo, others

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Ondo State Internal Revenue Service (ODIRS) has embarked on grading of 12 community roads across the three Senatorial District of the State. Addressing newsmen after assessing some of the graded roads, the ODIRS Assistant Director, Property Tax, Mr Dele Falade, said the criteria for for executing the projects are determined by response gotten from communities, in terms of paying their land use charge….

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Why SSANU, NASU can’t go on Strike —FG

Why SSANU, NASU can’t go on Strike —FG

The Federal Government on Friday told members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of universities, the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists that they cannot go ahead with their planned industrial action slated to start by midnight. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after a meeting he had with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at…

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JUST IN: BEDC maintains Akure electricity facilities

JUST IN: BEDC maintains Akure electricity facilities

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, has declared that there will be a block out in Akure, the Ondo state capital today. In a statement, the management said, “this is to inform our esteemed customers in Akure, Ondo state, that there would be a planned outage on Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021 from 8am-3:00pm on Ilesha road 33kv Injection Sub-station. “The outage is to enable our technical team carry out some preventive maintenance work within the…

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Ondo: Why I sold my one day-old Baby, placenta to Pastor for N10,000 —Lady

Ondo: Why I sold my one day-old Baby, placenta to Pastor for N10,000 —Lady

A 22-year-old woman, Seun Oladayo has been arrested by Amotekun in Ondo West Local Government area of Ondo State for selling her day old baby N10,000 to a Pastor. Seun, who hails from Abejoye in Ondo city confessed that she sold the baby because she could not cater for it since the father left her the day he was told that she was pregnant. It was gathered that she was suffering from mental illness which…

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774,000 FG’s Special Public Works flagged-off in Ondo

774,000 FG’s Special Public Works flagged-off in Ondo

The Executive Chairman, Irele Local Government, Hon. (Barr.) Olusegun Ajimotokin has extolled the Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari for implementing the Special Public Works programme, urging beneficiaries of the programme in Ondo State and Nigeria at large to be result oriented. The federal government had introduced the 774, 000 Special Public Works (SPW) jobs for all the local government areas in the country to engage and empower youths for a first…

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Akeredolu justifies Accountant-General’s tenure extension

Akeredolu justifies Accountant-General’s tenure extension

Press Statement Akeredolu Extends Accountant General’s Tenure By 3 Months. The Ondo State Governor, Arakinrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has graciously approved extension of tenure, for the state Accountant General , Mr ‘Laolu Akindolire. The gesture is for 3 months as it lapses on the 12th of April, 2021, when a new Accountant General of the State shall be appointed. Specifically, Mr Governor’s move is in the overall interest of the smooth running of government,…

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How 7 sim cards can be linked to one NIN —Minister

How 7 sim cards can be linked to one NIN —Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said that up to seven SIM cards can be linked to one National Identification Number (NIN) on the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Mobile App launched recently. Pantami stated this while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday. According to him, the ministry and NIMC are working on transforming the NIN enrolment process and the subsequent linkage to SIM cards as required by the…

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Anxiety in Ondo over plot to elongate Accountant- General’s tenure

Anxiety in Ondo over plot to elongate Accountant- General’s tenure

There is currently anxiety in the Ondo state Civil service as some senior workers in the State have concluded plans to shut down the state if the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration extends the tenure of service of the Accountant General of the state, Mr. Laolu Akindolie. Akindolie, who has spent five years in the office, was rumoured to have been penciled down for extension of service with the state Head of Service, Dare Aragbaye, allegedly…

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Salary/Economy: What is expected of Workers —Ondo Govt

Salary/Economy: What is expected of Workers —Ondo Govt

The Ondo state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye has explained reasons for public servants to intensify prayers for God to intervene in Nigeria so that the economy can improve. Saka Ogunleye gave the advice while addressing workers of the Ministry during their new year prayer meeting held at the Engineering Building Conference Room, Akure. He explained that there was serious shortfall in the quantum of funds available at the federal level…

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