Certificate Forgery Claims Plot To Discredit Aiyedatiwa Ahead Poll — Aide
Certificate forgery claims against Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa are false and sponsored by political enemies to discredit theahead of the November 16, 2024 governorship poll in Ondo State.
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ebenezer Adeniyan,in a statement on Monday.
The aide said “desperate elements” having failed to get Aiyedatiwa impeached have resorted to blackmail.
“A governorship aspirant last night held a meeting with some individuals at a popular hotel ingave the directive to those present to write stories alleging that the used forged certificates to contest the election,” Adeniyan said.
“It isto alert the public to this plot aimed at discrediting Mr. governorship election in the State.
“Mr. Governor contesteda joint ticket with his former principal in the 2020 governorship election and his credentials were duly submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and those are domain.”
Will AiyedatiwaGov Poll?
Considering the inconsolable and sober mood in the state caused bylate December, it might be too early for Aiyedatiwa to show interest in the 2024 governorship poll in the state but his ambition is progressive.
INEC has fixed the Ondo State Governorship Poll for November 16, 2024, barring last-minute changes.
Aiyedatiwa, who will complete Akeredolu’s second term by February 2025, is constitutionally permitted to run for office with his name on theof the state for eight more years if the electorate so decides.
However,Will Aiyedatiwa run for office or silently bow out by February 2025? Can he win the hearts of gladiators in Akeredolu’s camp and get them to support him electoral victory? Only time will tell.