A huge parade was held during the inauguration of Rotimi Akeredolu as the Ondo State Governor today. Before the inauguration on Friday, outgoing governor Olusegun Mimiko, on Thursday formerly handed over the instrument of authority to the incoming governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.
The exchange of baton, which occurred at about 7 p.m. at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor’s office, Alagbaka, saw Mr. Mimiko handing over to Mr. Akeredolu, bound documents relating to the government of Ondo State.
Mr. Mimiko, in his valedictory speech, described himself as an embodiment of God’s grace.
He said he was leaving the state better than he met it and charged Mr. Akeredolu to do all within his ability to develop the state.