Impeachment: The case against Ondo deputy governor, Aiyedatiwa

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•We’ll follow due process — Ondo Assembly
•Allegation of gross misconduct, fabricated lie — Aiyedatiwa
•How politics over Akeredolu’s health challenge stirred up crisis
•Crack, cold war in cabinet

By Dayo Johnson, Akure

Except for divine intervention, the incumbent deputy governor of Ondo state, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, may be shoved out of office any moment from now following the commencement of an impeachment process against him by the state House of Assembly over alleged gross misconduct.

Genesis of his crisis

The relationship between the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and his deputy was cordial before the governor’s trip to Germany for medical treatment. But while Akeredolu was still in German receiving treatment, the “house” he left behind, which was intact, became divided over the politics of his succession next year.
The governorship election in the state will take place next year, when Akeredolu would be completing his two terms as the governor but…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper