Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has dissolved the State Executive Council and relieved all Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants of their duties. The announcement came through a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Ebenezer Adeniyan, on Wednesday, with the governor specifying that the changes would take immediate effect.
According to the statement, all members of the cabinet are instructed to promptly hand over their responsibilities to the Permanent Secretaries or the most senior administrative officers in their respective offices. Additionally, the affected officials are directed to relinquish all government properties in their possession.
Governor Aiyedatiwa expressed appreciation for the services and contributions of the affected officials to the development of the state. The dissolution of the State Executive Council and the relieving of aides mark a significant restructuring in the governance structure of Ondo State.
This move by Governor Aiyedatiwa reflects a commitment to bring about changes and enhancements in the administrative apparatus, aligning it with the evolving needs and priorities of the state. The immediate effect of these decisions underscores the urgency and intent behind the governor’s actions.
As the affected officials undergo the process of handing over their duties and government properties, the people of Ondo State are keenly observing the subsequent steps the governor will take to form a new executive council and address the evolving challenges and opportunities faced by the state.
The coming days are expected to shed light on the governor’s vision for governance in Ondo State and the individuals who will play key roles in shaping its trajectory.