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Ondo Dep Gov lied over my husband’s running mate —Akeredolu’s wife

Oct 1, 2020

The Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has described as untrue, petty and mischievous, the allegation levelled against her by the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, that she solely nominated Lucky Aiyedatiwa as the APC deputy governorship candidate.

SUNSHINETRUTH reports Ajayi, had at a political rally in Igbokoda, Ilaje Local Government area of the state, said the Governor’s wife nominated Lucky Aiyedatiwa as running mate to her husband.

Mrs. Akeredolu who reacted through her Special Assistant on Media, Oluwatobi Fademi, said the allegation is not only untrue, it is also an unfortunate and mischievous allegation.

She said, “The nomination of candidate for the Deputy Governorship position was not the business of the governor’s wife. It is a decision taken between the governor and leadership of the party.

“It is not correct that Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu nominated Mr. Lucky Ayedatiwa as running mate. It is one of those petty utterances of a drowning man.

“The allegation is untrue, it’s most unfortunate, misleading and mischievous.”

Mrs. Akeredolu also said Agboola should address real issues around governance in his quest for governorship position and stop playing crude politics with her family.

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