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Ondo 2020: Mimiko replies Akeredolu over comments on abandoned projects

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The National leader of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, Olusegun Mimiko, has slammed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state over attacks launched on his personality.

Recall that Akeredolu had condemned his predecessor for abandoning projects started by late the former governor of the state, Olusegun Agagu.

But Mimiko, who spoke while receiving the state Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, at his Ondo town residence on Saturday, described the governor as a joker, noting that what his administration achieved in eight years, the APC government in the state has not attained the feat in one year.

He also berated Akeredolu for abandoning the reproductive health care programme in the state, adding that he would speak out during campaigns. Mimiko reminded the governor that the ZLP was made up of well-studded politicians and not hypocrites.

The former Ondo Governor said the ZLP was not expecting any surprises from Agboola and other defectors into the party. He described Agboola as a well-groomed and seasoned politician who has learned a lot in politics.

He said: “We don’t expect any surprises. We know all the good and bad of Agboola. Never trust a man until you give him power.

“Agboola has seen and exercised power. He has a good head and good heart for governance. This is not the time for campaign but I will tell my friend (Akeredolu) why he was able to do what I could not do in eight years.

“Any party that does not drive in the direction of removing the burden of looking for money for reproductive health cannot be called a progressive.”

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  1. Mimiko left office four years ago after 8 years as governor. Our governors, at least some of them led by the federal government of PMB find scapegoat for their nonperformance in any area of development on the failure of their predecessor; scapegoatism is the game. It is the lazy man’s ploy explaining his failures and inefficiency

  2. Mimiko should and must explain in details why public funds mismanaged leading to many abandoned projects in the state and nonpayments workers salary To hide his corrupt activity the former Governor parade himself as untourchable and stiring political unrest across the state with the use of thugs. The same state he managed to raise 700 millions monthly IGR Had been realized over 2 billion monthly IGR Iunder the Akeredolu government in 2018 What a sharp contrast Mimiko refused to conduct a local government election and handpicked puppet care takers in his 8 years of office Mimiko should be handed over to the EFCC for forensic audit wihout any interference.The Citizen of the state are not fools. Its very funny for Mimiko to still parades himself in the street as a political Power broker and floating yet a new Political party to disrupt and distract the good people of the state and to focus the industrialization and education projects of the Akeredolu Programs You dont need to be a nuclear scientists to know a good leadership political
    but not a poltical party affiliations because in .Less than 4 years Akeredolu had proved he can lead the Sunshine State to become an industrial hub. Akerdolu should not listen to political thuggery opponents and ditractors who have no any good plan for the State but focus to sharing the state public funds. dried .Agboola Ajayi, Jegede and cohots will all failin october because of Akeredolu good goverance in the state The only advise to the currentadministration Ondo state Government should not collaborate with Ogun State on Olokola deep sea ports Projects because all the resources were founded in Ondo state land the state can do it alone because the citizen home and abroad has all it takes to develop herself.

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