The Governor of Ondo State Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has proceeded on medical leave.
This was contained in a letter received by the State House of Assembly.
A statement by the Speaker of the House, Olamide Oladiji, explained that the Governor had embarked on a 21-day leave for medical treatment abroad starting from 7th of June, 2023 to 6th July, 2023.
The statement added that the Deputy Governor of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa will act as Governor while Akeredolu is away.
The statement reads “Ondo State House of Assembly said it has received the letter of medical leave from the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
“According to the letter, the leave which commenced on June 7,extends to July 6, 2023 due to the Public Holidays on June 12(Democracy Day) and Eid el Kabir(28th and 29th,June,2023)
“The Governor, who had directed his Deputy, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa to act as the Governor while away, assured of his resumption on July 6, 2023.
“The Speaker had earlier described the Governor as a lover of peace and an apostle of the rule of law.”
Premium Politics had published that he governor was rumoured death amid speculations on his state of health.