Just In: Ondo State Gov Akeredolu extends medical leave, writes state assembly

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Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has forwarded a letter of extension on medical leave to the State House of Assembly.

This notice came after his doctors reportedly advised him on the need to take adquate rest after recuperating.

Receiving the letter on behalf of other lawmakers, the Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Olamide Oladiji, according to a report by Channels Television, said Akeredolu’s action was in line with Section 190 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

According to the letter, Akeredolu’s deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa would continue to act as governor until there is a written declaration to the contrary.

Akeredolu had in a letter dated June 5, 2023, informed the House of his decision to proceed on medical leave and was expected to resume on July 6, 2023, the report recalled.
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