The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu has embarked on a 21-day leave for medical treatment abroad.
Duration of Akeredolu’s Leave
The leave will be starting from 7th of June,2023 till 6th July 2023.
In his absence, Lucky Ayedatiwa, the Deputy Governor will take charge of the State.
How The Governor Transmitted Power to the Deputy, Lucky Ayedatiwa
NewStori reports that the Ondo State House of Assembly said it has received the letter of medical leave from the Governor.
The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Olamide Oladiji, speaking on behalf of the lawmakers explained that the Governor had embarked a three weeks break.
Rancour and Tussle for Power During Akeredolu’s Ill-Health
Recall that there has been rumours of his death about a week ago and in order to debunk the news, a Special Adviser to the Governor shared a video of him watching a football match.
Ayedatiwa was also fingered to be responsible for the circulation of stories about the Governor’s health.