• Stop making inflammatory statements, INEC warns Gov. Mimiko

    Stop making inflammatory statements, INEC warns Gov. Mimiko

    In a swift reaction to the allegation by Governor Mimiko of Ondo state that the Independent National electoral Commission, INEC, was biased and sentimental by refusing to postpone today’s election, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ondo State, Mr Olusegun Agbaje said: “INEC has no interest in any particular candidate and it is wrong to say we are protecting the interest of anybody. I don’t know Akeredolu, Oke or Jegede”.

    While frowming at the governors tantrums and asking him to desist from […]

  • Gov. Mimiko accuses INEC of plot to rig Ondo elections

    Gov. Mimiko accuses INEC of plot to rig Ondo elections

    Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was about to bring injustice on the people of the state by preparing to declare preconceived results in the governorship election.

    Gathering a press conference in Akure, on Friday, the governor accused INEC of doing the bidding of some All Progressives Congress (APC) bigwigs, to prevent the emergence of a credible and electable candidate for PDP in the state.

    Mimiko further alleged that some ad hoc staff […]

  • Medical college rates Mimiko high in health care delivery

    Medical college rates Mimiko high in health care delivery

    The West African College of Physicians has de­scribed the giant strides of the Governor Olusegun Mimiko-led administration in the Health Care ser­vices in Ondo State as second-to-none in Africa.

    A team of medical experts from the Lagos-based college, led by Dr Aboi Madaki made the assertion during a courtesy visit to Governor Mimiko in his office in Akure.

    The medical personnel who had visited the State Specialist Hospital and other health facili­ties for accreditation in Family Medicine Training Programme, lauded the initiatives […]

  • Governor Mimiko nominates Lagos APC chieftain’s wife as Commissioner

    Governor Mimiko nominates Lagos APC chieftain’s wife as Commissioner

    The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Monday forwarded the name of Mrs. Olasinmi Akindele-Odunmbaku, ‎to the State House of Assembly for ratification as a Commissioner.

    Mrs. Akindele-Odunmbaku, wife to a Lagos based Chieftain of the All Progressives Congresss (APC), Mr. James Odunmbaku, is expected to be screened by members of the parliament today (Tuesday).

    ‎James Odunmbaku, husband to the commissioner designate, it was gathered, is a close ally of Senator Bola Tinubu, and strong member of the APC in Lagos […]

  • Governor Mimiko shares why Yorubas feel more protected with OPC than Nigerian Police

    Governor Mimiko shares why Yorubas feel more protected with OPC than Nigerian Police

    Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state said the Yoruba area was more protected by members of the Oodua Peoples` Congress (OPC) than the Police.

    Mimiko stated this at the 80th birthday celebration of OPC founder, Dr Frederick Fasehun, in Lagos on Saturday.

    “You founded OPC, today, I tell you in Yoruba land that many Yoruba people will feel secure with OPC guarding their streets than the conventional police,” he said.

    The governor noted that the formation of the group was one of the […]

  • Mimiko Trains Armed Thugs To Disrupt Gov Polls —APC

    Mimiko Trains Armed Thugs To Disrupt Gov Polls —APC

    Report made known that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted the security agencies to the moves being made Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State to disrupt Saturday’s Governorship/House of Assembly elections in the entire South-West by instigating widespread violence.

    In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the Governor has already met with the thugs, who have been trained specifically for the purpose of disrupting the elections, at Oshodi-Isolo in […]