A dramatic scene was recorded at the Ondo State Government House in Akure, as the state’s Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi was allegedly stopped from leaving the premises by the state commissioner of police, Salami Amidu Bolaji.
Actions of the commissioner of police who was spotted having an argument with Ajayi at the government house gate, has been linked to the Deputy Governor’s alleged defection plan which he (Police Commissioner) repeatedly mentioned in a viral video.
Sahara Reporters had alleged that Ajayi has decided to join the PDP to contest against Governor Akeredolu in the state governorship election scheduled to hold on October 10, 2020. It was reported that the deputy governor’s defection plan has created disaffection among top members of the APC and loyalists of Akeredolu, who have been pleading with Ajayi not to leave the party.
Insiders said the Deputy Governor’s decision to contest in the governorship election stemmed from a cold war between him and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, which became visible shortly after the 2019 general elections.