Ondo suspends civil servant over Facebook post on gov

A yet-to-be-identified employee within the Ondo State Civil Service has been suspended for allegedly circulating reviews that the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, died.

The state Head of Service, Mr John Adeyemo, disclosed the suspension of the employee whereas talking in Akure, the state capital.

The dying hearsay circulated a number of days in the past whereas Akeredolu was in a foreign country.

However the spouse of the governor, Betty, refuted it on her Fb web page.

Adeyemi, who didn’t disclose the id of the employee, defined that he (employee) posted the pretend information on his Fb account.

“By the way, I known as Mr Governor a day earlier than the hearsay and we spoke and chatted. So, after I heard the pretend information, I used to be disturbed and I used to be like who is that this fellow carrying this horrible hearsay as a result of I knew Mr Governor was alive and with vigour. So, I by no means believed it,” he added.

Based on the pinnacle of service, the employee’s identify had been forwarded to the state civil service fee for applicable punishment.

He stated the sanction was meted out to the officer to function a deterrent to others.

Adeyemo expressed delight that the governor was again to the nation hale and hearty, saying God had shamed the hearsay mongers and their sponsors.

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