Akeredolu Takes Oath of Office as Ondo Governor, Tinubu, Fayose Witness Swearing In

Ondo, known as the ‘Sunshine State’ made history Friday as baton of governance changed hands.
Former Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, formally handed over to Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the new Governor of the state.
Akeredolu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on Friday took the oath of office as the sixth democratically-elected governor of the state.
Earlier, Ajayi Agboola was sworn into office as Deputy Governor. .
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress, including Bola Tinubu and Bisi Akande attended the event held in Akure, the state capital.
Tinubu’s attendance signaled a truce between him and the new Governor after the controversy that trailed November’s gubernatorial elections.
Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, and Chairman of the People’s Democratic Part (PDP), governor’s forum, also witnessed the transfer of power from the PDP to APC.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and state governors of Ogun, Niger, Kogi, Sokoto and Oyo states were also all in attendance.

Author: News Editor

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