By Osagie Otabor, Akure
Former Secretary to Ondo State Authorities, Ifedayo Abegunde, popularly often called Abena has acknowledged he regretted working with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
He stated he give up on Monday due to the alleged ill-treatment meted out to him.
Abegunde, who spoke lower than six hours after he tendered his resignation, additionally alleged it was the Peoples Democratic Social gathering that received the 2016 governorship elections in Ondo however Akeredolu was formally declared winner.
Talking in a radio interview monitored in Akure, Abegunde stated it was himself and a few energy that- be inside and outdoors the state that arm twisted the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to upturn the electoral victory in favour of Akeredolu.
Abegunde stated he regretted working for Akeredolu within the final three and half years and defined that he resigned as a result of he may not be a part of a authorities that makes the folks cross by means of hardship.
He stated there was a chilly conflict between him and Akeredolu including that the in poor health therapy acquired from Akeredolu made him to give up the administration.
The previous SSG stated he was unable to cater for the wants of all his followers as a result of the governor didn’t launch any cash for his workplace as grant.
In response to him: “Akeredolu misplaced the election to the PDP candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, it was by means of the powers from him (Abena) and different APC pillars that made INEC declare Akeredolu as governor after he had misplaced it.
“Akeredolu didn’t win the election in 2016 however we made it attainable for him to turn out to be governor. We had been the pillars behind him and we won’t help him once more. He’ll lose this time round.”
Reacting to allegations that he received N5 million month-to-month as workplace grant, Abegunde stated the Governor was mendacity.and demanded for proof.
His phrases: “I used to be struggling in his administration as a result of he didn’t launch any fund for my workplace grants. He has been telling lies that he was giving me N5m each month even when he knew he didn’t give me such cash.
“The place on Earth did the governor give me such funds? Just lately, I reported him to Governor Fayemi of Ekiti state and he promised to ask each of us to Abuja for settlement. I keep in mind that I advised Fayemi that I used to be going to spit on the face of Akeredolu if he repeated the lie that he was giving me N5m month-to-month, and I’d then return to Akure to resign and as nicely Inform the general public of his looting sprees.
“The federal government of Akeredolu is making the whole folks of the state to undergo and I can’t be a part of that any longer. Everyone seems to be struggling. He doesn’t pay salaries on the proper time. As a matter of reality, Akeredolu has not carried out to the expectations of the plenty aside from the roads he’s constructing.
“Akeredolu has turned former Governor Mimiko to a saint along with his personal abysmal efficiency. We now see that Mimiko did nicely as governor as a result of he gave his folks sufficient funds to allow them cater for the wants of their very own supporters. I had labored with three governor’s, and I can say that within the historical past of Ondo state, Akeredolu is the worst governor.”
Abegunde stated the people who benefit from the present authorities are Akeredolu’s shut relations.