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In Ondo, Govt Officials are signing documents in Akeredolu’s name, Ajulo alleges



A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kayode Ajulo, on Monday, alleged that some officials in the administration of the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu were signing documents on behalf of the ailing governor.

Ajulo, who is the Principal Partner of Kayode Ajulo & Co. Castle of Law, said this on Arise Television’s Morning Show programme.

According to him, the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, cannot take over from the governor since power has not been transferred to him constitutionally, making way for the hijack of state governance by the cabal.

He said, “I have it on good authority as a lawyer. Some of the commissioners, about five of them, sent memos to the governor, and they all returned with approval.

“Going through the approval compared to what the governor had approved when he was hale (sic) and hearty, there are notable disparities in them.

“The Police and Administration of Justice Act has made it clear that there can be private investigators into the issue as such, and they have been contacted, but their results after the investigation are so damning.

“The purported signature is not from the governor. It is so apparent.”

The lawyer maintained that the doctrine of necessity, which allowed the deputy governor to take over the reign of power till the governor resumes should be embraced.

Ajulo noted that there is a presumption that the governor is incapacitated, adding that the only way to counter that is to present him (Akeredolu).

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