The Ondo State governor elect, Rotimi Akeredolu will tomorrow inaugurate his transition and ceremonies committee ahead of the February next year handing-over.
A statement by the secretary steering committee, Kunle Adebayo said that committee members will be inaugurated at St Thomas event centre, Isinkan, Akure.
The chairman of the transition committee is a former governorship aspirant, Alhaji Jamiu Ekungba while the secretary is Dr Jibayo Adeleye.
So True recalls that Ekungba, was all over the news media following report that he was bitter about his loss at the APC governorship primary and therefore regretted that he wasted over N300 million on delegates who despite the huge inducements, refused to vote for him. He has since refutted the claim.
Meanwhile, those to be inaugurated on Friday, are committees on mobilization, protocol, media and publicity, security, venue and infrastructure, medical and entertainment.
Members are expected to be seated by 9:30am.
The former NNPC boss, Funso Kupoluyi is the chairman of the ceremony and inauguration committee, while Yemi Olowolabi is the chairman of the media and publicity committee.
Another governorship aspirant and Director General of the Akeredolu campaign Committee Victor Olabimtan is the Chairman of the Protocol Committee, former Deputy state chairman of the party Ade Adetimehin is the chairman of mobilization committee.
Meanwhile, Akeredolu in his message to the Ond people during the end of the year festivities prayed for God’s immeasurable blessings in Nigeria and the state in particular.
The governor-elect said he was aware of the excruciating pains foisted on Nigerians by the economic recession and charged the people of Ondo State to be prepared and be part of the solution by supporting the in coming administration’s envisioned revolution through agriculture, industrialisation and technology.