All media personnel affiliated with the office of the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, have been relieved of their duties.
This information was conveyed through an announcement issued by Richard Olatunde, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday.
According to the statement, the affected personnel include Kenneth Odusola, who served as the Press Secretary to the Governor, Okunniga Oladipupo, who held the role of Special Assistant to the Governor (New Media), and Abayomi Samson Adefolalu, who worked as Special Assistant to the Governor (Photography).
The statement explained, “All media aides who were initially appointed by the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, and were assigned to the deputy governor’s office, have had their appointments terminated with immediate effect.
They are required to return all government property in their possession to the Acting Permanent Secretary of the Deputy Governor’s Office.
“In addition, the press team attached to the deputy governor’s office has been disbanded. Consequently, all members of the press team are instructed to resume their respective duties in their respective ministries and stations.
“Furthermore, the Ministry of Information and Orientation has been tasked with ensuring comprehensive coverage of the deputy governor’s office activities going forward.”
Governor Akeredolu recently returned to the country from Germany, where he had undergone a medical vacation last Thursday.