Protesting Ondo Youths Shut Down Governor Akeredolu’s Office
SWITZERLAND, JUNE 17 – youths from Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State have shut down the government office in Akure as they protested an alleged diversion of funds meant for the development of the coastal area by the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu administration.
According to sources close to the area, the youths also blocked the access road to Alagbaka governor’s office to prevents workers from gaining access into the building.
Today’s Echo gathers that riot police have arrived at the scene, shooting teargas at the young protesters
However, the youths chanting heavy solidarity songs were insisting they would not leave the road leading to the governor’s office until they were addressed by Mr. Akeredolu.
The youths, under the aegis of Ilaje Youths Congress (IYC), were also demanding the total autonomy of the Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC)