Stakeholders at the meeting with the Ondo State Independent National Electoral Commission (ODIEC), frowned at the despotic attitude of the agency’s Chairman, Professor Yomi Dinakin. In fact, Chairman, Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN) Ondo State chapter, Prince Biyi Poroye , called for the resignation of the ODIEC Chairman. He challenged Continue Reading
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said “Amotekun is not a para-military outfit”. He noted that the security outfit was merely to complement the efforts of other security agencies. Chairman of the Southwest Governors Forum, Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, stated that his colleagues in the region were prepared to pursue Operation Continue Reading
Wole Soyinka, Fani Kayode, Coalition groups, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, Popularly known as Sunday Igboho, Afenifere. Ondo State Coalition group, equally called on the SouthWest governors not to bow to pressure from the Federal Government to drop the security outfit . They commended the security concept of the governors , saying Continue Reading
The joint regional security outfit by the South West Governors, is expected to confront crimes and prevent its continuation. It was conceived in July 2019, at the height of serious security challenges confronting the region. Security summits were organized and its fall out was the establishment of Amotekun. However, its Continue Reading
Determined to end the embarrassing kidnappings, armed robbery, assassinations and other criminal activities in the region, South West Governors, under the aegis of Development Agenda of Western Nigeria (DAWN), have launched , Operation Amotekun, a joint regional security outfit to confront crimes and prevent its continuation.
The State Government has shed light on why the 2020 budget proposal forwarded to the State House of Assembly was slashed by N16b, from N193.903b presented in 2019, to N177.9b presented to the Assembly for 2020. The 2020 estimate is N16b shorter than that of 2019 which was N193.903 billion. Continue Reading
As a way of making the recently upgraded Akure General Hospital attain expected status as a teaching hospital, hordes of medical and non medical personnel have been employed. They include medical doctors, nurses, other health professionals and technicians .
Akure General Hospital has been upgraded to a Teaching Hospital of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City. In order to also upgrade other facilities and amenities to expected levels befitting the new status, construction works , including fencing, renovation, erection of new modern structures and expansion of health facilities Continue Reading
The present administration in the state has increased the Mother-and- Child hospitals from two to seven. While the two existing ones were located in the Central Senatorial District of the state, two have been located in the North while the remaining three are in the south. This development is expected Continue Reading
The State Police Command has dispersed over 3,000 officers to notorious kidnapping spots, including the Owo Ikare axis, on special patrol . This security strategy is expected to stem rising cases of criminal activities, especially kidnapping on major highways in the state. It would be recalled that the wife of Continue Reading