Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has appointed Temitayo Oluwatuyi as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
Oluwatuyi takes over from Ifedayo Abegunde, who resigned his appointment on Monday.
The Governor disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle saying the appointment is with immediate effect.
“Today, I announced the appointment of Hon. Temitayo Oluwatuyi “Tukana” as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) to resume immediately following the resignation of Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde,” Akeredolu tweeted.
On Monday, the former Secretary to Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, resigned his appointment.
Abegunde confirmed his resignation in a telephone interview with a PUNCH correspondent saying his resignation takes effect from Monday, July 6, 2020.
When asked, the former SSG said, “Yes, I did, this week; effective today (Monday). As a matter of fact, I’m about to speak to the Press.”
On the reason for his decision, Abegunde said, “When I speak, I will speak very clear and loud.”
Abegunde also wrote and directed his resignation letter to the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.
The letter titled ‘Letter of Resignation Effective 6th July 2020’ read, “I, Hon. Ifedayo Sunday Abegunde, the Secretary to the State Government of Ondo State hereby tender my letter of resignation.
“I want to thank Mr Governor for giving me the opportunity to serve the Government and people of Ondo State.
“Again, my family and I wish Mr Governor quick recovery.”