The embattled deputy governor of Ondo state, Agboola Ajayi has accused the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of planning to forge his signature on a resignation letter.
Ajayi who revealed that he had no plans to resign from the office said that he was duly elected by the people and will complete his mandate which will be due on the 23rd of February 2021.
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Speaking through Allen Sowore, his media aide, Ajayi who debunked viral rumour of his planned resignation said that the news was sponsored by Akeredolu 'as a subterfuge in preparation for a macabre plan to forge his signature'.
Further calling on the citizens of Ondo state to be alert and wary of the plot and desperation of Akeredolu to remove his as the deputy governor before the end of his tenure, Agboola said:
“The people of Ondo State, who voted for Agboola Ajayi as Deputy Governor in 2016 have not ask him to resign or quit the government.
“Therefore, he has no reason whatsoever to relinquish the people’s mandate, which of course is limited by term/time, democratically bestowed upon him.”
Reacting to Agboola's claim Akeredolu who spoke through his Special Assistant New Media, Richard Olatunde, said he would rather focus on addressing the #ENDSARS protest by the Nigerian youths than pay attention to Ajayi's insignificant signature.
“All the same, one does not accept anything less from a thoroughly beaten and politically minimized egocentric being.
“This is not the first time he would unveil untruths not only about others but about himself too. Forgery cannot, and has never been part of this Government.
“Those whose identities are shrouded in such are already a distance away from the Government led by Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN. They know themselves.
“His signature is too insignificant now, and even beyond today, to be forged. It’s not in the character of Mr. Governor or anyone in the Government he heads,” Akeredolu said.