Ondo speaker, 5 principal officers resign

THE lingering crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly may soon be resolved, as the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Jumoke Akindele, and five other principal officers of the house on Monday resigned.

This followed a meeting brokered by the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, at the weekend between the two warring factions held at the state capital after a long tension in the state House of Assembly.

The letter of resignation, which was signed by the former Speaker Akindele and five others which include, the Deputy Speaker, Hon Fatai Olotu, Majority leader, Hon Ifedayo Akinsoyinu, Deputy Majority leader, Vincent Obadiah, Kemisola Adesanya, the Whip and Towase Kuti, the Assistant Parliamentary Secretary, was officially received the state governor.

The lawmakers said their resignation became imperative in order to give room to peace in the state and because of the new geopolitical arrangement and configuration I’m the state.

Details later