The Ondo State Government, on Tuesday, petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Salami Bolaji, over the refusal of the former deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, to return all the government vehicles in his possession.
In a letter written to the state Police Command and signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties & Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale, asked the Police to compel the former deputy governor to return all the vehicles in his possession.
According to the letter, the vehicles in the possession of the former deputy governor’s are; Land Cruiser SUV, New Toyota Hilux, New Toyota Hilux and Toyota Hilux.
Odebowale in the letter said, despite that all entreaties to the former deputy governor to return the vehicles were rebuffed by Ajayi, depriving the incumbent deputy governor of using the vehicles.
The letter reads: “Our Office has the firm directive of the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, to recover all government properties still in the possession of former political office holders in the state, especially those who served in the immediate past administration.
Our record confirms that Mr Agboola Ajayi, the immediate past Deputy Governor of Ondo State, is still holding on to four vehicles owned by the government’’ the statement added.