The alleged rift between the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu and his former deputy, Agboola Ajayi seem not to have seen an end as the Ondo State government has directed former deputy governor to return all official vehicles allocated to him in his former capacity as deputy governor.
Agboola Ajayi who served as Deputy Governor to Rotimi Akeredolu may have had a few clashes with the governor during his duration in office, although speculations of their feud came out in the open when Ajayi unveiled his decision to run for governor as against Akeredolu’s second term bid.
Following an escalation of events, the former deputy governor had decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party to seek the party’s flag, and lost the Primary elections to Eyitayo Jegede.
Ajayi made his last attempt in the Zenith Labor Party where he finally get the party’s flag, bur lost to his immediate boss, Akeredolu of the APC.
Following the swearing in of Governor Akeredolu for a second term a few weeks ago, the state government has reportedly instructed the former deputy governor to return all government official cars in his possession.
The nation reports the directive for Ajayi to return official vehicles in a letter addressed to him and dated February, 16 2021.
In the said letter, Agboola was instructed to submit all government belongings in his possession to the General Administration Department of the Governor’s office, these included mobile and immobile assets on it before 23rd February, 2021.
Agboola was said to be in possession of one Land Cruiser SUV and two New Toyota Hilux.
Agboola while reacting to the development when he contacted, said he was yet to receive a letter from the state government affirming such directive, adding that he would respond appropriately.