Some hours after the death of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and the swearing-in of Lucky Aiyedatiwa as the substantive governor of Ondo State, a commissioner and two aides of the former governor have resigned their appointments.
Those who resigned on Thursday are the Commissioner for Infrastructure, Lands and Housing, Aminu Raimi; the Special Assistant on Photography to the former governor, Olawale Abolade: and the Senior Special Assistant to Akeredolu on Special Duties and Strategy, Doyin Odebowale.
In his letter of resignation addressed to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government on Thursday, the former commissioner said he followed his conscience as the reason for his action.
The letter read, ” I write to tender my resignation of appointment as Commissioner for Infrastructure, Lands and Housing with affect from today, 28th of December, 2023.
“This decision is anchored on my conscience, as my leader and dear boss, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON joined the Saint Triumphant.
“I sincerely thank our dear Arakunrin and the good people of the state for the opportunity to serve in his cabinet as Senior Special Assistant on Lands and infrastructure, Special Adviser on Lands, Works and Infrastructure and Commissioner for Infrastructure, Lands and Housing.”