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NIGERIA: ACN Governors Not Expected as Mimiko is Sworn-in

Governor Olusegun MimikoAs the fight between Labour Party and ACN reach another level'. Ondo State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Kayode Akinmade, on Thursday said eminent Nigerians, including former Heads of State, Generals Ibrahim Babangida, and Abdulsalam Abubakar would attend the second term inauguration ceremony of Governor Olusegun Mimiko.

Akinmade, who is a member of the inauguration committee, also added in a statement in Akure that former Head of Interim Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan; and former Vice President, Atiku Abubarkar, will also grace the occasion.

He said governors Peter Obi, Rotimi Amaechi , Chief Rochas Okorocha, Theodore Orji and Godswill Akpabio of Anambra, Rivers, Imo, Abia and Akwa Ibom states respectively, would also be in attendance.

Other governors scheduled to grace the occasion include Babangida Aliyu (Niger); Ibrahim Shema (Katsina); Gabriel Suswan (Benue); and Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa).

Akinmade added that Ijaw leader,Chief Edwin Clark, and a former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, were also being expected at the inauguration ceremony.

Meanwhile, notable politicians in the state spoke at a programme organised by the Omoluabi Foundation on Thursday, advising the state Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, to beware of sycophants.

They included a former commissioner in the state, Chief Segun Adegoke, Mr. Segun Ojo, Senator Remi Okunrinboye, Chief Mrs. Febisola Adekeye, and the Commissioner for Community Development and Cooperative Services, Clement Faboyede.

Ojo commended the decision of the governor to dualise the Arakale road, saying this had been impossible for successive governments in the 37 years old state.

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