In response to the political tensions between Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the Ondo State Executive Council passed a vote of confidence on the governor.
All 33 cabinet members signed a communiqué expressing their commitment to continue supporting the governor in his efforts to develop the state.
The communiqué, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Oladunni Odu, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Olugbenga Ale, Head of Service, Kayode Ogundele, 16 Commissioners, and 12 Special Advisers, highlighted the exemplary leadership of Governor Akeredolu as the reason for their vote of confidence.
They emphasized that his administration has been beneficial not only to the people but also to the state as a whole.
The cabinet members praised the governor’s dedication, sleepless nights, and commitment to protecting and serving the people of the state, despite numerous challenges.
They declared their unwavering trust in Governor Akeredolu and endorsed his impactful leadership. They also pledged their continued collaborative efforts to advance and prosper the state.
Notably, the Commissioners for Energy, Mines, and Mineral Resources, Razaq Obe, and Commerce, Industry, and Cooperative, Akinwumi Sowore, did not sign the communiqué.