By Abdul Babajide
The son of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Babajide Akeredolu has threatened to sue his father’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi over alleged false accusation that he siphoned the sum of N433 million from the State’s coffers.
According to Babajide, who described the allegation by the Deputy Governor as malicious and deliberate attempt to malign his person, urged Ajayi to strip himself of immunity in order to prove his allegation in court.
Last week Saturday, during the flag-off campaign of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP in Ore, Odigbo Local Government area of the State, the deputy governor, who is the candidate of ZLP for the October 10 governorship poll, had alleged that the governor’s son benefitted from the N4.3 billion allegedly found in a secret account.
Ajayi who has been having running battle with his boss stated that Babajide was paid N433 million from the money under the pretence of consultancy fee.
While vowing to take the issue up with the deputy governor, Babajide disclosed that the move by Ajayi was made for political gain, which he described as not only wicked but treacherous and false.
Babajide added that “I find it imperative to state unambiguously that I do not hold any political office.
“It is evil and most wicked to make such allegation that exist mainly in the minds of Hon. Agboola, the ZLP candidate and his ilk against me.