The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has relieved Allen Sowore, the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi’s Media Aide, of his appointment, with immediate effect, Page 36 learnt.
This followed the defection of Ajayi from the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday.
Until his sack, Sowore was the Special Assistant to the Governor, on New Media, Office of the Deputy Governor.
Sowore, according to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Segun Ajiboye, was advised to submit all government’s property in his possession to the Chief of Staff to the Governor.
“The Governor wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavour”, the statement said.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor has said that it would be illegal and unconstitutional for the State House of Assembly to make any impeachment move against him, over his movement to the PDP.
However, one of the Lawmakers, who are currently on recess, said that they are still on recess, and only noticed that Security Operatives have taken over everywhere, including the House of Assembly.
The Lawmakers had gone on a one month recess, after investigations were launched into the discovery of N4.3 billion in secret account.
Ajayi had on Sunday, defected to the PDP, at his Ward, in Ese-Odo Local Government Area, after he resigned as a member of the APC, after months of feud with his boss.
Ajayi told Newsmen that he has done nothing constitutionally wrong.
He said: “The Constitution of our country guarantees my freedom of association of my choice.”