Governor Mimiko Says He Has Relocated To Abuja
The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has relocated to Abuja on a part-time basis in order to ensure justice for his man, Eyitayo Jegede, who’s positioning to become the next governor.
The governor stated this in Akure on Wednesday at a programme in honour of the Founder of OPC, Dr Frederick Fasehun.The programme was organised by a group of youths known as Integrity Icons.Mimiko, who was the chairman on the occasion, expressed the hope that Jegede would get justice.
Recalled that, acting on the order of an Abuja High Court, INEC removed the name of Jegede from the list of contestants for the governorship election coming up on November 26.The electoral commission replaced the name of Jegede with that of business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim, who is a member of the Senator Modu Sheriff’s faction of PDP.
Mimiko and Jegede are both of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of PDP.Governor Mimiko said, “I am now a part-time resident of Abuja these days to ensure my people get justice and I know the injustice will not stand.”