Tag: Akeredolu

Akeredolu signs anti-open grazing bill into law

The Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, signed into law the Anti-Open Grazing Bill. This development comes few weeks after the state’s House of Assembly had passed the Bill. Announcing the new law, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, in a statement made available to[Read More…]

Just In: Court bars Akeredolu from investigating chief judge

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday barred the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu from investigating the Chief Judge of the state over a viral video made by a citizen of the state, Olupelumi Fagboyegun. The Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, had sued[Read More…]

Election Petition: Akeredolu wins in Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital has dismissed the petition filed by Mr Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 2020 governorship election of Ondo State against the election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the ruling All[Read More…]

Akeredolu replies Malami; says ban on open grazing stands

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has responded to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Shehu Malami, saying that the Southern Governors Forum ban on open Grazing in the region is irreversible. Recall that the Southern Governors had at a meeting in Asaba last week banned[Read More…]

Just In: Ondo Election Tribunal affirms re-election of Rotimi Akeredolu

The re-election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu last October has been re-affirmed by the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure. The tribunal gave the verdict today, Tuesday April 20 Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP and his party had approached the tribunal, asking that he should be declared winner of the October[Read More…]

Ondo State Governor Akeredolu goes on a working vacation

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, today Thursday, April 1, 2021 begins a 15-day working vacation as first instalment of his 2021 Annual Leave. In a letter transmitted to the State House of Assembly and addressed to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, Governor Akeredolu said the leave will commence from[Read More…]

Akeredolu backs Ortom on no 2023 elections if insecurity persists

Ondo State Governor and the Chairman of the Southwest Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has joined Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State in warning that the 2023 general elections might be threatened if the insecurity raging the country is not curbed. He spoke on Tuesday night when he appeared on Channels[Read More…]

‘Stay away from Ondo’ Akeredolu warns Sunday Igboho

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has warned Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho to stay away from the state in his agitation for a Yoruba nation. The governor spoke while swearing in Princess Catherine Oladunni Odu as the new Secretary to the State Government and other Special Advisers. Akeredolu said Ondo people[Read More…]

Akeredolu calls for decentralisation of Police

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has called for states authorities to be given more powers to secure their states. Akeredolu who doubles as the Chairman of the South West Governors Forum stated this at his swearing-in ceremony for the second term in office in Akure on Wednesday. He said that[Read More…]

Herdsmen crisis: Akeredolu begs Buhari for support

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential villa, Abuja to discuss the herdsmen crisis and the resolution of the Monday meeting between south-west governors and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) This was announced in a press statement authored by Donald[Read More…]