Former All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant, Olaoluwa Adeyeye, told Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf that there is urgent need to reconcile Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and Senator Robert Ajayi Boroffice. Excerpts.
Although Governor Rotimi Akeredolu-led administration in Ondo State rode to power in a blaze of glory, Olaoluwa Adeyeye, one of the aspirants in the election under All Progressives Congress (APC), is of the view that one year down the line many electorates are having a raw deal of some sort.
Speaking in an interview with The Nation, Adeyeye said “Governor Akeredolu has done quite a number of remarkable things, particularly the determined manner in which he sought to clear the salary arrears left by his predecessor who chose to build a N14 billion ‘event centre’ rather than pay salaries. This administration has also initiated a number of development initiatives and from the strategic development plans they put in place, should be on track to deliver. However, the people of Ondo State at large are yet to come out of the coma inflicted by poverty of these past years.”
Adeyeye however added that many people that see a Messiah in Akeredolu are currently worried because of what he described as “some anti-people policies of the government in recent times. Rather than alleviate their poverty, the signals coming out of this administration is aggressive taxation, masked as increased school fees, suggestions of Parents Teachers’ Association…