Ondo First Lady reveals Governor Akeredolu is on sickbed


Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, the wife of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has reportedly revealed that her husband is on sickbed after eating a “concoction” from one of his female aides, Bunmi Ademosun.

In a leaked audio file, Mrs Anyanwu-Akeredolu accused Ms Ademosun, the special adviser to the governor on Multilateral and Inter-Governmental Affairs, of “sneaking” to give her husband (Akeredolu) the local herb to drink.

The governor’s wife specifically warned the female aide to ‘stay away from her husband’, noting that her persistent closeness is weakening Mr Akeredolu’s health condition.

“I have a message for Ademosun (Bunmi) and I believe that she’s on his Aketi’s women’s platform. I don’t have her number, and I don’t think she’s worthy of me having her number. I want this woman to stay away from my husband. Stop sneaking in concoctions. According to her, they (the local herbs) are from her “fake” pastors to give my husband to drink,” said the Ondo first lady in the audio obtained by Peoples Gazette on Monday.

The governor’s wife also accused Ms Ademosun was scheming to become Ondo deputy governor.

“What has triggered this very message was her recent (sic) meeting to become the deputy governor of the state. Look at you! What have you got upstairs to be the deputy governor of Ondo (state)?” Mrs Akeredolu stated. “Peradventure, if anything happens to Aketi. Lucky (Aiyedatiwa) takes over. It’s a constitutional thing, but not for you to be scheming.”

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While noting that she had always warned her husband to stay away from Ms Ademosun, the first lady explained that she was ready to do everything possible to protect her husband, threatening to “deal with” the governor’s special adviser.

The press is yet to get the reactions of Ms Ademosun as several attempts to reach her through her mobile phones proved abortive as of the time of this report.