Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has acknowledged the prayers of residents, well-wishers and and Nigerians for his recovery.
The ailing Governor, who is currently in Germany, had in a letter through the Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Olamide Oladeji, extended his medical leave following his doctor’s advice on the need to take adequate rest after recuperating.
His Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, said “Akeredolu is not yet back”.
He stated this in response to a to a recent video circulating on social media, suggesting the return of Akeredolu who is “focused on his full recovery”.
“The video in question, which is circulating, was captured during the Governor’s campaign tour in preparation for the last Presidential and National Assembly elections.
“While we acknowledge the eagerness of the people of the state, as well as supporters and well-wishers from both within and outside the country to have the Governor back, we want to clarify that Governor Akeredolu is currently in Germany, focused on his full recovery.
“Governor Akeredolu extends his deep appreciation to the citizens of Ondo State for their unwavering prayers and support. Their genuine concern and compassion have been instrumental in aiding his recovery journey.
“It’s important to note that Governor Akeredolu will return to the state very soon to continue executing his administration’s REDEEMED agenda and providing impactful governance. His commitment to delivering positive and lasting development remains steadfast.
“Governor Akeredolu is eagerly looking forward to reuniting with the people of the sunshine State. He is deeply moved by the outpouring of love and support, and he can’t wait to continue working towards a brighter future for Ondo State”, the statement said.