The Ondo state government, on Sunday said that the recuperating governor of the state, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has not return from medical vacation as being circulated on social media, describing it as “handiwork of mischief makers”
This was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, who refuted reports on social media that Akeredolu has returned to the country and described the report as “baseless” and “fake”
Olatunde in the statement, stated that “Our attention has been drawn to a recent video circulating on social media, suggesting the return of Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu from his medical vacation.
“While we acknowledge the eagerness of the people of the state, as well as supporters and well-wishers from both within and outside the country, to have the Governor back, we want to clarify that Governor Akeredolu is currently in Germany, focused on his full recovery”
According to the CPS “Governor Akeredolu extends his deep appreciation to the citizens of Ondo State for their unwavering prayers and support. Their genuine concern and compassion have been instrumental in aiding his recovery journey.
“It’s important to note that Governor Akeredolu will return to the state very soon to continue executing his administration’s Redeemed agenda and providing impactful governance. His commitment to delivering positive and lasting development remains steadfast.
“The video in question, which is circulating, was captured during the Governor’s campaign tour in preparation for the last Presidential and National Assembly elections.
“Governor Akeredolu is eagerly looking forward to reuniting with the people of the sunshine state.
“He is deeply moved by the outpouring of love and support, and he can’t wait to continue working towards a brighter future for Ondo State.
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