Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the Acting governor of Ondo state has returned to Akure, the state capital, All Nigeria Latest News reports.
The Acting governor was received by Ifedayo Abegunde, a former Secretary to the State Government and other supporters.
Recall that the speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly had earlier in the day confirmed Aiyedatiwa as acting governor of the state.
The Assembly confirmed Aiyedatiwa as acting governor after Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu forwarded his letter on medical leave.
Speaker Olamide Oladiji said the governor’s action was in line with Section 190 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).
The governor told the Assembly that Aiyedatiwa would assume responsibilities of the governor in an acting capacity until there was a written declaration to the contrary.
He said the leave would commence on Wednesday, December 13.