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Ondo Deputy Governor’s Aide, Mr. Yemi Akintomide Resigns

 

Ondo State’s Deputy Governor’s aide, Mr. Yemi Akintomide, has resigned his appointment so as to join the Akeredolu team.

He stated his resignation wishes in a letter addressed to the Deputy Governor of Ondo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Zenith Labour Party.

The letter, which contains his candid advice to Agboola Ajayi, states as follows; “My advice for you, Excellency, is that you stay clear of Mimiko and his covid-19 infected ZLP. Such move will be politically suicidal. Pls, stay put in PDP even if you’re not going to take deputy governorship slot. I believe with your steadfast and contribution to the success of the party in the governorship election, the Senate ticket will be a walk over for you.

“It was thereafter, you sought my opinion on the workability of a ‘Third Force’. Recall too, that, I bluntly advised you against it because of the time frame before the election, huge financial implications and more importantly, the involvement of former governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.

“For you, dear leader, you must have been ill-advised to jump the gun while others are yet to leave the dressing room. However Sir, I salute your courage and resilience spirit so far, to dare the power that be and challenge your boss in the governorship race; I must confess to Your Excellency, this your bold and courageous move would be recorded to your name as a politician who changed and will continue to change many very important policies and engagements of the current administration to the betterment of the generality of our people.

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