Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday, during swearing in for his second term in Office, has vowed that he would bring his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki back to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Akeredolu specially thanked Governor Obaseki for coming for his second term inauguration.
Akeredolu, while giving a vote of thanks to dignitaries, thanked Obaseki, said he will make sure he brings him back to the APC.
Obaseki defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2020 election.
Obaseki’s defection followed his disqualification to contest for the governorship by the APC screening committee for the election.
Obaseki eventually won the election on the platform of the PDP.
With Obaseki in Akure were Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, his Lagos, Ogun and Ekiti counterparts – Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Dapo Abiodun and Kayode Fayemi respectively.
Former Ogun Governor Ibikunle Amosun; former Senate President Ken Nnamani and new APC chieftain in Osun State Sen. Iyiola Omisore also graced the event.
Meanwhile, Akeredolu has taken oath for a second term in office.
His running mate, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, took the oath of office for the first time as Deputy Governor.
Aiyedatiwa was accompanied by his wife and three children.
The former Ondo Commissioner in the Niger Delta Development Commission took the oath at about 10:30am.
Governor Akeredolu was accompanied by his wife, Betty, children and grandchildren.