Lawmakers within the Ondo State Home of Meeting on Wednesday slammed Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi over N10million bribe allegation.
Ajayi had alleged that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu bribed the legislators with N10million every to start impeachment course of in opposition to him.
The deputy governor on Sunday resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defected to the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP), however insisted that he would stay in workplace.
The lawmakers stated they weren’t stunned over the allegations as a result of he (Ajayi) “is a drowning man and he’ll maintain on to something to outlive.”
The Chairman, Home Committee on Info, Akogun Olugbenga Omole, stated in a press release that the allegation smacked of naivety on the a part of the deputy governor and meant to tug the integrity of the Home within the mud.
He described the allegation as a lie and politics taken too far.
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The assertion stated: “As legislators and elected representatives of the individuals, we’re conscious of efforts by Governor Akeredolu to reposition the state and make it enviable amongst its equals throughout the nation, even within the face of apparent dwindling assets.
“How then can somebody think about the members to compromise their mark of honour, all within the pursuit of egocentric positive factors on this interval of worldwide recess, which locations challenges on the financial system of states all over the world?”