BREAKING: Aiyedatiwa sworn in as Ondo governor hours after Akeredolu’s death [PHOTO]

The acting governor of Ondo State, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has officially been a worn in as the new governor of the state.

Aiyedatiwa was sworn in at the governor’s office   barely 24-hours after the death of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

Politics Nigeria understands that Aiyedatiwa had to cut short his holiday for the swearing in ceremony following the death of Governor Akeredolu.

It was gathered that Aiyedatiwa was at Igbokoda to attend his yearly programme for the Christian community tagged “Ilaje For Christ.”

The programme was held in conjunction with Ilaje religious leaders to appreciate God for putting an end to bloodshed and restoring peace to Ilaje land.

Speaking at the programme, Aiyedatiwa said: “We are here again to thank God for Nigeria, Ondo state and Ilaje nation two years after the commencement of this yearly praise and worship programme, there’s no more spilling of blood in our land.

“The remaining days of this year, God will surprise all of us and we will enter the New Year triumphantly,” he added before leaving for Akure, the Ondo State capital.

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