Olabimtan: 60 Hearty Cheers to a Leader of Leaders

By Babajide Akeredolu   Rt. Hon. Victor Adakanye Olabimtan embodies the best of virtues of a true nationalist. His life has been dedicated to advancing the course of humanity and it is only right that we celebrate this man of many parts who has dedicated his entire life in selfless service to the people.  An examination of the life of the Supare-Akoko born philanthropist cum politician reveals decades of distinct humanitarian and selfless service from his early days as an active undergraduate to his latter days as a politician.  As…

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Olabimtan: Garlands to a Dutiful Comrade at 60

By Olusoji Alakuro   One of the most devoted teachers, bouncy mentor, decisive and purposeful administrator and cerebral speaker turned progressive politician that Ondo State ever produced, Victor Adekanye Olabimtan, turns 60 on the surface of the earth today. How time flies!   To describe Olabimtan, a descendant of Supare-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State as a man of the people, peace and harmony is an understatement.   Olabimtan is a man of repute and a dutiful soul who has been actively serving his people…

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Olabimtan: Dossier of a quintessential leader at 60

For Victor Adekanye Olabimtan, a veteran classroom teacher, lover of the lower class, compassionate humanitarian, valiant comrade and grassroots politician, who turns 60 today, God has been most kind and humane to him.   An indigene of Supare-Akoko in the present day Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo State, Olabimtan has been a blessing and God sent to his community, state and the nation of Nigeria at large.   The man had always had the “fire” in him since his days as an undergraduate at the prestigious University…

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Akeredolu signs MoU with Chinese firm on Afforestation.

By Maxwell Adeleye   The Rotimi Akeredolu led government of Ondo state government and the Wewood Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on reviving the State Afforestation  Project.     The MoU, is aimed at establishing nursery facilities, prepare land, plant and maintain a Gmelina Aborea plantation at Afforestation in Omotoso,  Okitipupa was signed on behalf of Akeredolu by the Secretary to the State Government, (SSG)Ifedayo Abegunde, while the Chairman, Mr. Yang Jijiang signed on behalf of the Company.     The SSG explained that the present administration…

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Gov. Akeredolu to upgrade state specialist hospital

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has expressed his desire to upgrade the Ondo State Specialist Hospital in Akure to a training facility for doctors. Akeredolu made this disclosure in Akure on Friday during an inspection tour of the ongoing rehabilitation of roads in the hospital by the Ondo State Agency for Road Maintenance and Construction (OSARMCO). The governor said that his administration would now focus its attention on the hospital, which he said, had been abandoned for some time. “This rehabilitation will make the hospital more convenient and less crowded because it looks…

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Akeredolu congratulates reinstated Ajasin varsity lecturers

The governor of Ondo State, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has congratulated the reinstated lecturers and staff of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State.   The affected persons were reinstated by the Governing Council of the university after a review of all the cases.   According to a statement by the office of the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Oluwasegun Smart Ajiboye, the reinstatement of the affected staff is sequel to the intervention of Governor Akeredolu on the issue.   The governor enjoined the recalled staff to rededicate…

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Fayose Cries Out, says Fayemi has bribed Supreme Court Judges to Sack him from Office

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has accused his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mineral Resources of bribing the three newly appointed Judges of the Supreme Court of Nigeria to upturn the judgment of the court which invalidated his victory on June 21st 2014 governorship election in the state.   Below is the text of the statement which was personally addressed by the Governor.   TELL DR. KAYODE FAYEMI: IT IS BALLOT BOX, NOT BACK DOOR BEING FULL TEXT OF THE PRESS BRIEFING BY EKITI STATE GOVERNOR, MR AYODELE…

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Fayose’s Lawyer, Ozekhome defeats EFCC again as Court orders anti-graft agency to return his seized N75m

Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist has again defeated the EFCC, for the 7th time in 12 months, in a judgement delivered April 3 by Justice Abdulazeeez Hanka of the Federal High Court, Lagos.   The Court upheld Chief Mike Ozekhome,SAN’s action in court challenging the freezing of his chambers Account,describing EFCC’s act of freezing the account as DIABOLICAL.   The Court held that the action of the EFCC was illegal,unconstitutional and unorthodox,for freezing the lawyer’s Chambers account into which N75m was paid by governor Ayodele Fayose…

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New Ondo Speaker, Principal Officers decamp to APC

The newly-elected Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun, representing Ifedore Constituency, has decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).   Oleyelogun was voted as the new speaker of the Assembly after he polled nine out of 13 votes against Mr Olamide George, representing Akure-North, who got four votes.   Oleyelogun, accompanied by some principal officers of the House, made the announcement at a news conference on Monday in Akure.   He added that he would be decamping officially with…

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