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Akeredolu appoints caretaker chairmen for 18 local councils in Ondo

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Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday appointed  caretaker chairmen for the 18 local councils, according to  Mr Olusegun Ajiboye, his Chief Press Secretary.

Sixteen of the appointees are men and two women.

A High Court in Akure on Friday, annulled  the election of the former  chairmen of the councils on the grounds that the Peoples Redemption Party( PRP) and its logo were excluded from the election. The sacked chairmen were elected in April 2016.

The caretaker chairmen are:  Aworetan Fayowole (Ilaje), Prince Odimayo Gbadebo( Irele), Morenike Alaka ( Okitipupa), Prince George Adenikinju ( Odigbo), Temidayo Akinsuroju( Ile Oluji/Oke Igbo), and Bekewe Olowu (Ese-Odo).

Others are: Ebenezer Akinsulie (Ondo West), Rafiu Akinkuolie  (Ondo East), Biyi Ayinnuola (Idanre), Atere Margaret  (Akure South), Segun Oluyede (Akure North), Dipo Ajibola (Ifedore), Gani Omoluka (Owo), Agboola Ajike ( Ose) Adeyemi Akinniyi ( Akoko South/East), Augustine Oloruntogbe (Akoko South/West), Rafiu Eniayewu (Akoko North/East), and Moradeyo Ajayi ( Akoko North/West) .

They will be sworn in by the governor on Monday, Ajiboye said. (NAN)