Aiyedatiwa names ex-National Assembly clerk as deputy gov

By John Odunjo

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has appointed a former Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Olaide Adelami, as the deputy governor of the state.

He named the deputy governor in Wednesday few hours after he sacked all the commissioners and special advisers.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ebenezer Adeniyan, said in a statement that the name of the new deputy governor has been transmitted to the state House of Assembly for approval.

“His nomination will be announced by the House of Assembly later today,” the statement read.

Adelami retired as Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly l in April 2018. He hails hails from Owo, Owo Local Government Area, the same LGA of late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.

Adelami was an APC governorship aspirant in 2020, but stepped down for the late Akeredolu

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