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Mr President, we are under siege

The above is an excerpt from one of many brilliant works of poetry by the late American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. In the expository tome, “ALL GOD’S CHILDREN NEED TRAVELLING SHOES”, Angelou reminds us all about the attribute of the place a man calls home.
Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

June 12: No true democracy in Nigeria – Osun monarch

Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, on his 60th birthday.

June 12: No true democracy yet in Nigeria – Oba Abolarin

A renowned scholar and prominent traditional ruler in Yoruba land, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun in Ifedayo Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has observed that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

Governor Akeredolu pledges adequate teachers, facilities for Ondo schools

The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has expressed the readiness of his administration to provide adequate number of teachers in the public colleges and primary schools across the 18 local government of the state .

Governor Akeredolu: Only VIPs are now safe on Nigerian roads

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has decried the spate of kidnapping on highways but assured that the menace would become the thing of the past soonest.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.
The meeting was attended by the Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi; Oyo State Governor Mr. Seyi Makinde; Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.2

Rotimi Akeredolu emerges chairman of Southwest Governors’ Forum

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has emerged chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum.

Governor Akeredolu greets Muslims on successful end of Ramadan

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has felicitated with the Muslim community across the country on the grace bestowed on them by the Almighty Allah to participate and conclude this year’s Ramadan.

Governor Akeredolu decries prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria

Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.

Pastor Adeboye, Senator Saraki, Governor Akeredolu pay tribute to Olowo of Owo

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday paid tributes to the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi.

Governor Akeredolu: How Nigeria can earn $145 billion through legal marijuana

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.

Governor Akeredolu seeks federal government’s investment in global marijuana market

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has advised the Federal Government to explore the opportunities in the cannabis business.

Governor Akeredolu: Nigeria stands to lose $145 billion if we fail to enter marijuana...

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has raised an alarm that Nigeria may lose an estimated value of $145 billion by 2025 if it failed to tap into the legal marijuana market.

May Day: Governor Akeredolu promises to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Arcade was Wednesday agog when the Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, declared in his speech during the 2019 May Day celebration that the state will pay the N30,000 minimum wage approved by the law.

Governor Akeredolu will sign death warrant of convicts sentenced to death – commissioner

Ondo State Governor Mr Rotimi Akeredolu will soon sign the death warrant of convicts sentenced to death by different courts in the southwestern state.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi urges South West leaders to put aside party politics for regional Integration

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Southwest leaders to to jettison party politics in the interest of the region for the sustainable development.

Governor Akeredolu, APC congratulate new Ondo NUJ leadership

Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday congratulated the new leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ondo State Council over the successful conduct of last Thursday election of the Union.

APC group wants Governor Akeredolu sanctioned for anti-party activities

The mandate Group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state wants the state leadership of the party sacked and the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, sanctioned for working against the interest of the party in the just concluded Presidential and national Assembly elections.

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