Rotimi Akeredolu, is the new governor of Ondo State. The new governor was sworn in , in presence of political gods such as Tinubi, witnessing the historic event.
The exchange of baton, which occurred at about 7 p.m. at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor’s office, Alagbaka, saw Mr. Mimiko handing over to Mr. Akeredolu, bound documents relating to the government of Ondo State.
Mr. Mimiko, in his valedictory speech, described himself as an embodiment of God’s grace.
He said he was leaving the state better than he met it and charged Mr. Akeredolu to do all within his ability to develop the state.
“The state is in good hands with a man like Akeredolu taking over from me,” he said.
“I have no doubt that Akeredolu will serve the state well.
” I will continue to pray for the state and offer myself for its development when necessary.”