May 21, 2018

Ondo: Jumoke Akindele resigns as Speaker

Ondo: Jumoke Akindele resigns as Speaker

The embattled Speaker, Ondo State House Assembly, Mrs. Jumoke Akindele, on Monday, resigned her position as the leader of the House.

Akindele, who assumed the position as the first female speaker in Ondo State in 2014, and five principal officers of the Assembly had sent their letter of resignation to the state Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu.

The principal officers that resigned with Akindele are the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Fatai Olotu; the Majority Leader, Mr. Ifedayo Akinsoyinu; the Deputy Majority Leader, Mr. Obadiah Vincent; the Whip, Mrs. Adesanya Kemisola; and the Assistant Parliamentary Secretary, Mr. Towase Kuti.

The resignation letter was jointly signed by the six former principal officers of the Assembly, who also gave a condition that the Malahi Coker’s faction should also resign. Read more 

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