The Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Political Matters, Mr Augustine Pelemo, the has been sacked with immediate effect.
The Governor’s aide, who works from office of the Deputy Governor in Akure, the state capital, was directed to leave the position for posting a birthday message on Facebook, a popular social media platform.
Mr Pelemo had on Sunday wished wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Ajewole Agboola Ajayi, a happy birthday, but what got him into trouble was addressing the woman as the Acting First Lady of Ondo State.
Barely 24 hours after the controversial post, he was fired and ordered to handover all government properties in his possession.
In a statement issued and signed on Monday by spokesman for the Ondo State government, Mr Donald Ojogo, the aide was wished well in his future endeavours.
“This directive is with immediate effect; and it underscores the need to instil sanity and nip in the bud, divisive acts and tendencies inimical to the existing cordiality and cohesion in the administration led by the governor,” the statement said.
“While wishing him well in his future endeavours, Mr Governor further directs Pelemo to hand over every government property in his possession to the Deputy Chief of Staff without further delay,” it added.
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