Akeredolu Sacks Ondo Attorney General

THE cold war between Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and one of his top cabinet members, Adekola Olawoye may not be over yet.


Governor Akeredolu in a statement on Monday announced the termination of Olawoye’s appointment as the state’s Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General.

The statement signed by Segun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, did not give any reason for Olawoye’s sack.

 The Governor however, through same statement named human rights lawyer, Charles Titiloye, as the new Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice.

“Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has rejigged his cabinet,’’ part of the statement said.

“Following this, he has appointed frontline human rights lawyer, Sir Charles Titiloye as his new Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice.

“Titiloye is a human rights activist and a renowned social critic. He was former Secretary of the Nigerian Bar of Association, Akure Branch. His name will be forwarded to the state’s House of Assembly for confirmation.

“Mr. Governor thanks the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice that has just been removed for services rendered to the state. He wishes him success in his future endeavours.”

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