Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the deputy governor of Ondo State, has taken over as governor.
According to reports, he wrote a letter to the State House of Assembly asking a 21-day leave to seek medical care in another country.
Governor Akeredolu noted in his letter that his Deputy will serve as Acting Governor while he is away.
The leave began on June 7th and will end on July 6th, 2023, excepting public holidays.
The announcement was made by the speaker of the house, Olamide Oladiji, who stated that the Governor is a lover of peace and an advocate of the rule of law.
There have been continuing rumors regarding Governor Akeredolu and his wife.