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Ondo Attorney General resigns over governorship pursuit

22 July 2016, 16:42

Akure - Attorney General and Justice Commissioner in Ondo State, Barrister Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) has resigned his appointment to pursue his governorship ambition in the November gubernatorial election, Vanguard reports.

Jegede, who has been the state Attorney General for more that seven years, stated that he resigned to enable him focus more on his desire to seek higher office in service of his people which will obviously demand a lot of energy, time and sacrifice.

Barrister Jegede in a statement he personally signed thanked his boss, Governor Olusegun Mimiko and the people of Ondo state for the unique opportunity to serve, noting that his stint in office enabled him to work in various sub-committees of the State Executive Council and effectively and efficiently represented the interest of the State in various Boards as directed by Mr. Governor.

This is coming few days after the Ondo State Commissioner for Environment, Sola Ebiseni resigned his appointment too as a cabinet member in the administration of Governor Olusegun Mimiko according to News24.

Ebisen, a lawyer, resigned his appointment to concentrate on his governorship ambition.

- News 24


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