Secretary to the Ondo State Authorities, Ifedayo Abegunde, has turned in his resignation letter.
Mr Abegunde made this recognized in a letter date Monday sixth July and addressed to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
“I, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde, the Secretary to the State Authorities of Ondo State, hereby tender my letter of resignation,” he wrote.
“I need to thank the governor for giving me the chance to serve the federal government and other people of Ondo State.
“Once more, my household and I want the governor fast restoration.”
Abegunde’s resignation additional fuels the reported rift between Governor Akeredolu and his deputy Agboola Ajayi forward of the forthcoming Guber polls.
Most not too long ago, Ajayi gave his boss a 21-day ultimatum at hand over and permit him to hold out authorities actions for the good thing about the state.
Akeredolu had on June 30 confirmed testing optimistic to COVID-19 and instantly begun self-isolation.
Ajayi stated, “Part 190 (2) of the 1999 structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) is apposite within the prevailing constitutional aberration in Ondo State.
“Nevertheless, it must be famous that Mr Governor is at liberty to handover or not inside 21 days after which the structure turns into operational.
“Ostensibly, the refusal and failure of Mr Governor to handover the working of presidency to his deputy, whereas he’s briefly incapacitated in self- isolation, underscores his absolute disregard for our nation’s supreme doc, 1999 structure (as amended) in addition to the tenets of rule of regulation.
“The governor’s place is a spite on Ondo State individuals and a direct assault on the provisions of the structure which he swore to uphold.
“Governor Akeredolu’s deliberate mounting of obstacles to clean working of presidency equipment whereas he’s in self-isolation on account of the truth that he has been examined optimistic for COVID-19 privileges the hypocritical nature of Ondo State Authorities’s warfare towards the ravaging pandemic.”