All of the media assistants working for Ondo State Deputy Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa’s office have been fired.
The Cheer News reports that Richard Olatunde, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s chief press secretary, said this in a statement on Tuesday.
The impacted aides are listed as Special Assistant to the Governor (New Media) Okunniga Oladipupo, Press Secretary to the Governor Kenneth Odusola, and Special Assistant to the Governor (Photography) Abayomi Samson Adefolalu.
The statement read, “All media aides appointed by the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, and seconded to the office of the deputy governor, have been relieved of their appointments with immediate effect.
“They are to submit all government properties in their possession to the Acting Permanent Secretary, Office of the deputy Governor.
“Similarly, the press crew attached to the office of the deputy governor has been disbanded. Consequently, all members of the press crew are to report back to their various ministries and stations.
“Equally, the Ministry of Information and Orientation is directed to provide adequate coverage for the activities of the deputy’s governor office henceforth.”
Governor Akeredolu returned to the country last Thursday from Germany where he went for a medical vacation.