• Governor Mimiko approves car, housing loans for primary school teachers

    Governor Mimiko approves car, housing loans for primary school teachers

    Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has directed the inclusion of primary school teachers in the category of government workers who enjoy car and housing loans.

    Dr. Mimiko, addressing the fifth quadrennial state delegates’ conference of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ondo State Wing, in Akure yesterday, said it would be tagged “Primary School Loans Scheme.”

    According to him, the scheme will be presented to the state executive council for its seal.

    The governor said running grants for schools would be given to […]

  • Governor Mimiko planning protest rally against Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade – APC

    Governor Mimiko planning protest rally against Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade – APC

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, has accused the state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko of planning to organise a rally against the on-going anti corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The party alleged that Mimiko has perfected plans with some youths and thugs to stage the anti-Buhari rally in Akure, the state capital.

    In a statement issued in Akure, the state capital by the publicity secretary of the party in the state, Omo’ba Abayomi Adesanya, the party alleged that “N3, […]

  • Governor Mimiko begs striking workers over hospital patients

    Governor Mimiko begs striking workers over hospital patients

    Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has made a fresh plea to the state’s striking workers to return to work in the interest of the people.

    Mimiko, who made the plea on Friday in Akure, urged the workers to consider the effects their actions were having on the people, especially those with health challenges.

    He said the workers’ action had begun having negative effect on patients in the state’s hospitals.

    The governor said he was ready to pay health, local government workers and […]

  • Angry Ondo State Workers Block Governor Mimiko From Gaining Access To His Office (Photos)

    Angry Ondo State Workers Block Governor Mimiko From Gaining Access To His Office (Photos)

    Angry workers in Ondo State have staged bitter protests in front of the state governor’s office blocking his way.
    Several striking workers in Ondo State on Thursday blocked the main gate to the state government house, preventing Governor Olusegun Mimiko from gaining access to his office.

    The workers commenced the industrial action last week Wednesday to protest non-payment of their five months salaries.

    The governor, who was forced to come down from his vehicle addressed the protesters, pleading with them to suspend the […]

  • No room for grazing land in Ondo – Governor Mimiko

    No room for grazing land in Ondo – Governor Mimiko

    As the controversies over the federal government’s move to realise the establishment of grazing reserves in several parts of the country, as a way to solve herdsmen/farmers clashes, Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, at the weekend restated that there is no land for grazing in the state.

    Mimiko made the declaration in a remark at the lecture organised by the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, in honour of its national leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, as part of activities to celebrate 90th […]