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Governor Rotimi Akerodolu

The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election.

Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale, who stated this added that such statement made by Oke to journalists after the submission of his nomination and declaration of interest forms in Abuja, should excite not only sympathy but also a grave concern for perception of some public figures.

Oke, the controversial Unity Forum candidate claimed that he had been “reaching out” to the Governor Akeredolu, SAN, with a view to having him step down for his aspiration to govern Ondo State.

Odebowale said it is laughable that any aspirant could ask the incumbent governor of the state with the largest concentration of enlightened and informed people to negotiate…

Source: Guardian Newspaper