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Who Becomes Deputy To Aiyedatiwa?

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Who Becomes Deputy To Aiyedatiwa?

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has started shopping for his deputy.

Aiyedatiwa may announce his deputy next week after consulting with President Bola Tinubu on his final choice.

The governor is looking towards the central senatorial district to pick his deputy.

Aiyedatiwa’s choice, according to sources, is the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Razaq Obe.

However, many of the party leaders are against him, alleging that he’s desperate and may rock the boat with time.

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Obe was made a commissioner following the recommendation of Betty Akeredolu, wife of the late governor, Betty Akeredolu.

Tthe former Secretary to the State Government and a former member of the National Assembly, Sunday Abegunde, is preferred by party leaders in the state.

Abegunde, who is an ally of President Tinubu, was recently appointed as the Executive Director, Corporate Services of the Niger Delta Development Commission Commission, NDDC.

Obe and Abegunde both hail from the central senatorial district.

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