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The accounts of the 18 local government areas and the 33 local council development areas, or LCDAs, have been frozen by Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the acting governor of Ondo State.

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“Distinguished HOLGAs, Your Excellency the Acting Governor of Ondo State had directed that all spending/ expenditure from local government account should be suspended,” a letter addressed to the local councils said. No check signing, no switch of signatures, and no withdrawal of any kind until further instructed.

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“Please follow directions to the letter and follow your guidance.”

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“This is concerning.”
A caretaker chairman confided in Vanguard that the development was concerning.

“Yes, he has prevented access to the local governments’ accounts. The official stated, “We don’t know why he’s doing that right now.

The acting governor has further stated that, for the time being, the signature and preparation of his official engagements will be handled by Omojuwa Olusegun, his deputy chief of staff.

“The Acting Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has directed me to inform all members of the State Executive Council and Top Government Functionaries that the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor would be responsible for the preparation and signing of his official engagements for the time being,” says a letter signed by Omojuwa and addressed to top government officials.

As soon as Mr. Governor resumes from his medical vacation, the Chief of Protocol would take charge of this responsibility.

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