April 22 (Newshour.com.ng) – The wife of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, says she is still struggling to prevent her husband from eating more concoctions from his mistress.
“… I have to be at (the) gate not to allow any concoction to get in,” Mrs Akeredolu wrote in a Facebook post on Thursday.
With the picture of herself and her husband sitting on a couch, the Ondo first lady added, “Cough! I have carried my love away to a place he loves. Odoyewu,” using R&B singer Kizz Daniel’s song to slam her critics.
The governor had recently confirmed that he was sick but said there was “no cause for alarm” over his frail health, adding that he was recuperating speedily.
The latest post came barely a few weeks that her husband (Mr Akeredolu, the Ondo governor) travelled abroad for his official “annual” leave.
A spokesman for the governor, Richard Olatunde, had in a statement said the leave would last 15 working days, adding that Mr Akeredolu had already written to the House of Assembly and Deputy Governor Lucky Orimisan would act on his behalf pending his return on April 26.
While on leave, critics of Mr Akeredolu’s family suggested that the governor travelled outside the country to treat himself for an undisclosed ailment. The ailment had prompted him to take local herbs from one of his female aides, alleged to be the governor’s mistress.
In January, the governor’s wife cried out that her husband was on a “sick bed” after eating a concoction from one of his female aides, Bunmi Ademosun.
In a leaked audio file obtained by Peoples Gazette, Mrs Anyanwu-Akeredolu accused Ms Ademosun, the special adviser to the governor on multilateral and inter-governmental affairs, of “sneaking” to give her husband local herbs to drink, warning the female aide to “stay away from her husband
Credit: Peoples Gazette
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