Politics


Politics

  My Good People of Ondo State, To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the sun (Eccl. 3:1). Exactly eight (8) years ago, I stood before the entire world to be inaugurated, as ordained by God, as Governor of our dear Ondo State, through the instrumentality of your votes, love and support, which remains unprecedented in many respects. Truly,...

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In an uncommon display of maturity, Southwest Governors threw away political affiliations and considerations, as they recently resolved to work together to address security challenges confronting the region , as well as foster economic growth and well-being of their people. The Governors, in a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting of Southwest Governors’ Forum held at the Government House in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti...

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As the handing over February 24 date draws nearer, political intrigues as expected have started showing in various forms. Politicians are defecting, intensive lobbying to be relevant in the incoming administration while the ruling party is trying to survive in the fears of the new political development and outgoing government trying to ensure it leaves happily. Latest development was the impeachment of the Speaker of...

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Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure, has dismissed four petitions by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates on technical grounds. Besides, the tribunal nullified two petitions by APC candidates challenging the victory of two PDP lawmakers. The three-member panel, led by Justice Anthony Ogar, also dismissed a petition by Adeyinka Banso (PDP), who is challenging the victory of APC lawmaker, Sule Maito (Akoko North...

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APC CONDEMNS KAADI IGBEAYO Politics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has described the launching of the residency card, ‘Kaadi Igbeayo’, as another deliberate attempt by the Mimiko administration to siphon the state’s funds. According to the party, why would the administration force the poor masses to pay a fee before obtaining the valueless card. The party observed such action as unlawful , since the Kaadi Igbeayo contains similar...

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PDP ONDO PLEDGES HIGHEST NUMBER OF VOTES FOR JONATHAN Ondo State Today / Politics

The People’s Democratic Party in Ondo State has promised to deliver the highest number of votes for President Goodluck Jonathan in his 2015 re – election bid. Members of the party under the auspices of the Jonathan Actualization Movement at a gathering hosted by its South West Coordinator, Victor Olabimtan , said the state in 2011, gave the party the highest number of votes nationwide...

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MIMIKO”S RETURN TO PDP: DAVID MARK HAILS ACTION Politics

Senate President, David Mark, has described the decision of Governor Olusegun Mimiko to  return to the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP), as a well-deserved homecoming. He also commended Mimiko for initiating and executing massive developmental projects and programmes for the benefit of the people of the state, noting that the projects had improved the quality of lives of Ondo State residents. Speaking at the command...

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MIMIKO SWEARS IN AKURE SOUTH LOCAL GOVT INTERIM CHAIRMAN Politics

Governor Olusegun Mimiko has charged the Caretaker Chairman , Akure South Local Government, Mr. Adebayo Alarapon , to embrace team work, ensure collective responsibility and cultivate good relationship with the political leaders and traditional rulers in his council area in the discharge of his responsibilities. He gave the charge while swearing – in the Caretaker Chairman at Cocoa Conference Hall , Governor’s Office, Alagbaka, Akure....

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ONDO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY APPLAUDS JONATHAN, MIMIKO ON FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC ILEOLUJI Politics / Sunshine Government in Action

The Ondo State House of Assembly has applauded President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Olusegun Mimiko on the establishment of the Federal Polytechnic , Ile Oluji. Speaking at a plenary session, Hon. Folagbade Bamigbade, representative of Ileoluji/Okeigbo Constituency, was of the view that the new Federal Polytechnic will go a long way in improving the socio-economic well-being of the people of the local government, the Senatorial...

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JIMOH IBRAHIM COMMENDS JONATHAN FOR SUSPENDING SANUSI Politics

Ondo State’s business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for suspending Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.   He described the former Central Bank boss as a financial leader without focus and stated further that with Sanusi gone, the Federal Government should put together all the collateral damage done by him.   Ibrahim urged the Federal Government to set up a panel...

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