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Ondo SSG, Ifedayo Abegunde Resigns



Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment, it emerged on Monday morning.

The former SSG announced his resignation in a letter directed to the Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu dated letter dated July 6, 2020.

He did not state any reason for his resignation but said that his next line of action would be made known soon.

In the letter, he thanked Governor Akeredolu for the opportunity given to him to serve the people of the state.

He also wished the governor who is in isolation after testing positive to coronavirus (COVID-19) a quick recovery.

Abegunde, an Indigene of Akure, the Ondo State capital, was appointed by the governor as the SSG in March 2017.

He had also represented the Akure North/South Constituency in the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007.

His resignation comes two weeks after the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, resigned his membership from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ajayi, who has since joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), however, ignored calls that he should resign as the deputy governor of the state.

Read Also: Breaking: Ondo Deputy Gov. Dumps APC, Joins PDP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed October 10 to conduct the governorship election in the state.

Read the resignation letter signed by the former SSG below:

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