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Two aides of late Ondo governor Rotimi Akeredolu tender resignation letters

Thursday Dec 28, 2023 6:30 am



By Duke Ezeh
Ondo,   News


Two aides of late Ondo governor Rotimi Akeredolu have tendered their resignation letters. The two are the Chief Press Secretary to the former Governor, Richard Olatunde, and the Special Adviser on Union Matters and Special Duties, Dare Aragbaye

The letters were addressed to the Office of the Secretary to the Government, and submitted Wednesday.

In their letters of resignation addressed to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government on Wednesday, the two aides cited Akeredolu’s death as the reason for their actions.

“We’re Loyal Even In Death, Here Are Our Resignation Letters", they noted.

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Richard Olatunde, the Chief Press Secretary to the late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, tendered his resignation, effective, Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

Part of the letter read:

”It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that I tender my resignation as the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, effective today, Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

”My decision to resign is hinged on the unfortunate and untimely demise of our leader, principal and father figure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON.

”Throughout my tenure as Chief Press Secretary, I have been fortunate enough to witness firsthand the exceptional qualities of Governor Akeredolu. His courage, truthfulness and honesty were unrivalled and they served as a constant source of inspiration for me.

”In light of this tragedy, I believe it is for everyone to honour and respect Governor Akeredolu’s legacy and memory.

”I will continue to contribute to the development of our society in any way I can, carrying with me the principles instilled in me by my mentor, principal and father, Governor Akeredolu.”

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