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Aiyedatiwa sacks commissioners, governor’s aides, appoints ex-NASS clerk as deputy gov

The Ondo State Governor Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has picked a former Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Olaide Adelami, as the deputy governor of the state.

This came a few hours after the governor sacked all the commissioners and special advisers on Wednesday.

In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Ebenezer Adeniyan, the name of the new deputy governor has been transmitted to the state House of Assembly for approval.

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“His nomination will be announced by the House of Assembly later today,” the statement read.

Aiyedatiwa earlier dissolved the State Executive Council.

The governor also relieved all Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants of their duties.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary,  Ebenezer Adeniyan, on Wednesday, the governor said the development would take immediate effect.

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