As a result of his medical care, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is anticipated to continue on medical leave on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.
Richard Olatunde, his chief press secretary, revealed this in a statement that was released and signed in Akure.
Olatunde stated that the governor will prioritise his health and make sure he fully recovers before returning to his official duties while on medical leave.
According to him, “a formal letter regarding the medical leave and a notice formally transferring power in line with the Nigerian Constitution will be transmitted to the House of Assembly.
“In the absence of Governor Akeredolu, the Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, will assume the responsibilities of the Governor in acting capacity.
“Governor Akeredolu expresses his gratitude for the unwavering support and affection of the people of Ondo State.
“He assures them that his administration remains committed to the path of progress and prosperity for the people.
“As a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and a widely respected Nigerian, Governor Akeredolu has consistently delegated power to his deputy during his annual vacations.
The statement added that “This practice was observed on April 1, 2021, April 1, 2022, April 3, 2023, and July 10, 2023, when he embarked on previous vacations.