Akeredolu to begin another medical leave Wednesday


By Aluta News

Dec 12, 2023

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is to begin another medical leave on Wednesday as a follow-up to his medical treatment.

This is contained in a statement issued by Akeredolu’s Chief Press Secretary,Mr Richard Olatunde on Tuesday in Akure.

According to the statement, Akeredolu will prioritise his health and ensure full recovery before resuming his official duties.

“A formal letter regarding the medical leave and a notice formally transferring power in line with the Nigerian Constitution will be transmitted to the House of Assembly.

“In the absence of Governor Akeredolu, the Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, will assume the responsibilities of the Governor in acting capacity.

“Gov. Akeredolu expresses his gratitude for the unwavering support and affection of the people of Ondo State. He assures them that his administration remains committed to the path of progress and prosperity for the people.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in June, Akeredolu wrote  a letter to the state House of Assembly, notifying it a medical leave for 21 working days following his health condition.

NAN reports that Akeredolu notified the state House of Assembly of his resumption of duty after being abroad for three months on medical leave.


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