Ondo 2020: Former SSG, Abegunde Makes U-turn, Backs Akeredolu Reelection Bid
Deji Adebayo, Akure
The Former Secretary to the Ondo State Government (SSG) Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde (Abena) who resigned from the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu administration in June this year has returned to the Governor.
Abegunde after resigning, declared his support for one of the governorship aspirants, Segun Abraham who participated in the July 20 APC governorship primary election and lost to Akeredolu.
The former Federal Lawmaker there after switched his support for another governorship aspirant, Olayide Adelami after Abraham withdrew from the primary election race and backed Akeredolu.
Abegunde, on Sunday evening, met with Governor Akeredolu at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure and took pictures with the four plus four fingers after the meeting.
Our source said with his return to Akeredolu’s fold, the former SSG will be joining political gladiators in Akure, the state capital to lead the APC to victory in the forthcoming October 10, 2020 governorship election.
Daily Metro News gather that Abegunde who met with the Governor with the former commissioner for special duties, Femi Adekanbi, has settled his differences with the Governor.
The source said, “Yes, Abena (Abegunde) was with the Governor this evening. They have settled their differences. From now on, he will be working with other APC faithful to ensure the victory of the APC and Akeredolu in the forthcoming election”