I’ll complete my tenure — Akeredolu


Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has ruled out death standing on his way to finish his tenure.

Akeredolu is battling leukaemia which took him to Germany the last three months on medical leave after he transmitted power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

Controversy arising from succession tussle rocked the state on account of the governor’s long absence.

He returned to Nigeria on Wednesday and has met with Ondo stakeholders including his deputy and Speaker of the State House of Assembly where he told them of his newfound sound health that would enable him to complete his tenure.

The attribution are among others ascribed to Akeredolu in a statement his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde released.

They read in part, “-I came back yesterday, and as you know, it was a long journey. I decided that I must meet with you today. God has answered our prayers, and we give Him all the glory. So, because we had to land here in Ibadan first, I said I have to meet with House of Assembly members here. We are here, and we are back. I am back, and by the grace of God, I will be alive to complete my full tenure in office. I want to tell you that I am back, and I will resume work immediately. This is my letter of resumption. The Speaker said the Governor’s return to the country was a prayer answered.”

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