T.B. Joshua: Ondo has lost great ambassador, says Akeredolu

  Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has condoled with the church and family of the late founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T.B. Joshua, describing the passage of the world renowned prophet and preacher as a great loss to not only the state, but to the nation and the entire world. Speaking on his behalf, Ondo Speaker Oleyelogun Bamidele David, who led a delegation sent by Akeredolu to the SCOAN Ikotun, Lagos, said the Governor was shocked by the demise of Prophet T.B. Joshua but took solace in the supremacy of the Almighty God over the affairs

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Amotekun Will Metamorphose To State Police, says Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that the State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps would metamorphosed into a State Police. Akeredolu who said he does not believe in secession stated that the many promises of June 12 have been dashed. Akeredolu who spoke in Akure at the 2021 Democracy Day celebration said there was no serious attempt to redesign the security architecture to respond to the demands of a nascent country as at the time of independence. He insisted that every federating unit in the country should have its own police for effective security. The Ondo Governor declared that

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Constitution review: Senate should be scrapped, says Akeredolu

* Highlights how Nigeria should be restructured  As the process of amending the 1999 Constitution is ongoing, the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has called for a unicameral legislature for the country. Specifically, the governor said the upper chamber of the National Assembly should be scrapped while the Assembly should be on part-time basis to reduce the cost of governance. Akeredolu stated this at the Akure Centre of the South-West Zonal Public Hearing on the review constitution, held at the International Cultural and Event Centre, Akure, the state capital, on Tuesday. Represented by his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the governor said

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ban on open grazing irreversible, says Akeredolu

    Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday reiterated that the ban on open grazing by Southern state governors is irreversible. He said all governors were in agreement on full autonomy for the Judiciary and Local Governments administration. He spoke at the 2021 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA-SPIDEL) annual conference in Ibadan. “The southern governors at our meeting in Asaba took a decision. We want to say that the decision is irreversible and we are maintaining it. “Although for one reason or the other, I couldn’t attend the All Progressive Congress (APC) Southwest leaders forum meeting, I am happy that meeting

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Insecurity: 2023 Polls Might Be Threatened, says Akeredolu

  Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has asked the Federal Government to tackle the deteriorating insecurity in the country. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Tuesday, Akeredolu warned that the 2023 general elections might be threatened if the insecurity situation worsens. He also condemned Saturday’s attack on his colleague from Benue State, Samuel Ortom, wondering why governors would be the target of attack. While describing the attack as unfortunate, Akeredolu who is also the Chairman of South-West Governors Forum, thanked God for the life of Governor Ortom. Following the attack on Benue governor, Ortom visited President

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Let Buhari tell Nigerians he does not support criminality, says Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said he will never support people taking law into their hands. Akeredolu spoke on Monday in an interview on Channels TV. He said: “Sunday Igboho is a child of circumstance, and we must look at the circumstances that led to his intervention. I do not support people taking law into their hands. I do not support illegality. Those circumstances might not be legal, but when you look at it, you’ll know we are a child of circumstance.” He said most of the criminal herdsmen caught in Ondo State were speaking “Fulfude”. Akeredolu said: “Essentially

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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