Akeredolu’s son threatens to sue Deputy Gov over false accusation

The son of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Babajide Akeredolu has threatened to sue his father’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi over alleged false accusation that he siphoned the sum of N433 million from the State’s coffers.

In response to Babajide, who described the allegation by the Deputy Governor as malicious and deliberate try to malign his particular person, urged Ajayi to strip himself of immunity so as to show his allegation in courtroom.

Final week Saturday, throughout the flag-off marketing campaign of the Zenith Labour Get together, ZLP in Ore, Odigbo Native Authorities space of the State, the deputy governor, who’s the candidate of ZLP for the October 10 governorship ballot, had alleged that the governor’s son benefitted from the N4.three billion allegedly present in a secret account.

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Ajayi who has been having working battle along with his boss said that Babajide was paid N433 million from the cash underneath the pretence of consultancy charge.

Whereas vowing to take the difficulty up with the deputy governor, Babajide disclosed that the transfer by Ajayi was made for political achieve, which he described as not solely depraved however treacherous and false.

Babajide added that “I discover it crucial to state unambiguously that I don’t maintain any political workplace.

“It’s evil and most depraved to make such allegation that exist primarily within the minds of Hon. Agboola, the ZLP candidate and his ilk towards me.

“I state with emphasis that it’s the best disrespect and an intentional distortion of information for the mentioned Gubernatorial candidate of the ZLP to state inter alia that I siphoned 4 hundred and thirty-three million naira of Ondo State’s funds underneath the disguise of consultancy charges. This allegation which I deny, can solely come from somebody so lowly and frivolous and surprising of anybody who holds the excessive workplace of a Deputy Governor.”

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He additional said that the allegation by Ajayi was calculated to disparage his particular person and credibility, which he mentioned had triggered extreme injury to his status {and professional} pursuits.

The Governor’s son disclosed that his attorneys have been instructed to institute authorized motion towards Ajayi so as to declare full damages for the hurt the alleged false assertion had executed to his status.

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