In a recent statement shared on his official Facebook page, the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reassured the people of the state that he is making progress in his medical treatment and will soon be back to resume his duties.
Governor Akeredolu, who had taken a 21-day medical leave starting from June 7, had temporarily transferred power to his deputy, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, during his absence.
Initially scheduled to return to the country on July 6, the governor, through his Facebook statement on Thursday, expressed his heartfelt gratitude and appreciation while updating the public on his condition. He conveyed his optimism about his ongoing recovery and his imminent return to the state.
The governor’s message on Facebook read, “I write this message with a heart overflowing with immense gratitude and deep appreciation. I want to assure the good people of Ondo State that I am responding well to my treatment, and I will be back among you soon.”
With the governor’s reassuring words, residents of Ondo State can look forward to his return, knowing that their leader is on the path to recovery and eager to resume his responsibilities in the near future.
“Your dedication, understanding, ceaseless prayers and messages of goodwill during my journey to recovery have been nothing short of a soothing balm for my soul. Your unwavering support and genuine affection have sustained my determination to renewed vigor and, most importantly, to continue serving you, the good people of Ondo State.
“I am profoundly grateful to our esteemed President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, and his team, as well as all political party leaders, my brother Governors, the State Executive Council, and the members of the State House of Assembly for their unwavering support.
“Your collective strength and solidarity have uplifted my spirit and reaffirmed my commitment to our shared vision for progress and development.
“While I remain on the path to recovery, I eagerly await the moment when I will stand among you once again. Rest assured, I am in high spirits and have full faith in the expertise of my doctors. I will return to you ALL as soon as they deem it expedient.
“My dear people, once again, your prayers, support, and the rejuvenating elixir of goodwill you have bestowed upon me have fortified my resolve. I am resolute in my dedication to serving you and working tirelessly for the betterment of our beloved Ondo State.