Ondo Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi has mentioned Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has 21 days to hand over energy to him or have the structure invoked.
Akeredolu, who’s receiving remedy for COVID-19, had on Friday vowed that he wouldn’t hand over energy to his Deputy in performing capability.
Speaking by his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, Akeredolu had mentioned his Deputy was the best menace to his administration and has since left the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
But the Deputy Governor mentioned it was ignorance for Akeredolu to have mentioned he received’t hand over working of presidency to him due to political variations.
The Deputy Governor, who spoke by his Media Adviser, Comrade Allen Sowore, mentioned Section 190(2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) was apposite on this circumstance.
He mentioned he’ll proceed to pray for Akeredolu’s quickest restoration.
He mentioned the Governor was at liberty to handover or not inside 21 days after which the structure turns into operational.
According to him: “Refusal and failure of Mr Governor to handover the working of presidency to his deputy whereas in self isolation and briefly incapacitated underscore his absolute disregard for the rule of legislation; a spite on the individuals and a direct assault on the provisions of the structure which he swore to uphold.
“Our candid recommendation is that the power decipates to pull down the workplace and individual of the deputy governor must be channelled in the direction of resolving the lingering disaster within the well being sector notably, the present strike launched into by medical practitioners within the state, in the course of this pandemic.
“Nobody will take us critically when docs are on strike and but we fake to be preventing a pandemic. It will solely signifies that we’re taking the well being of the individuals as a right.
“The Deputy Governor has a monitor document of efficiency within the numerous workplaces he has held – first as supervisory Councillor, LG Chairman, Member of the National Assembly – the place he served because the chairman of the House Committee on NDDC and even now because the Deputy Governor.
“It’s crucial to inform most people that, Mr Governor and members of his kitchen cupboard have intentionally barred the Deputy Governor from all authorities actions as all of the each day itinerary and work schedules launched from Chief of Protocols, have not allotted any perform or obligation to the individual or workplace of the Deputy Governor in latest time.
“The Deputy Governor empathises with the nice individuals of Ondo State, at this vital interval of our statehood that Mr Governor has determined to personalise administration and governance of our pricey state.”