According to report reaching OYOGist.com, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, has reportedly endorsed the incumbent Governor of Ondo State, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, for second term as the governor of the State. Following the Governor’s courtesy visit to the palace of the monarch in Akure, Deji expressed his satisfaction with the Akeredolu administration and praised his achievements in spite of the challenges he is facing as a Governor.
According to the statement from the Deji of Akure, “Governor Akeredolu is a man of truth, sincerity and integrity who has performed well in the State despite the fact that he inherited huge debt from the previous administration, he is Mr. Talk and Do.”
The APC governorship candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, assumed governorship of Ondo State in 2016 after he defeated his political rivals at the time, Eyitayo Jegede and Olusola Oke from PDP and AD respectively, in the Ondo State governorship election held in September 26, 2016.
Governor Akeredolu is currently seeking for second term as the Governor of Ondo State under the platform of APC party, and will be slugging it out with Eyitayo Jegede from PDP and the State’s Deputy Governor, Agoola Ajayi from ZLP, in the Ondo State governorship election coming up on Saturday, October 10, 2020.