|Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Shows Up As Rotimi Akeredolu Officially Becomes Ondo Gov|
exactly 11:34am on Friday, Rotimi Akeredolu, a senior advocate of
Nigeria (SAN), took oath of office as the sixth executive governor of
Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was among the dignitaries that witnessed the occasion.
Senate President Bukola Saraki; Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, Abiola Ajimobi, governor
of Oyo state; Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, Bisi
Akande, former governor of Osun state, also attended the event.
|Earlier, Agbola Ajayi, also a legal practitioner, was sworn in as deputy governor.|
In November, Akeredolu, candidate of the APC, defeated Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the state governorship election.
He polled 244,842 votes, while Jegede secured 150,380 votes.
Olusegun Mimiko, the immediate past governor, handed over power to Akeredolu late Thursday, after serving two terms.
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