Mr Abegunde, the secretary to the Ondo State government tendered his resignation letter on Monday morning. According to him, he resigned from his position for “personal reasons”.
Mr Ifedayo Abegunde revealed that he had tried his best for the Governor, Rotimi Aleredolu-led government and it was time for him to leave.
He said, “I have resigned from the government and I am no longer a member of the cabinet.
“I will make further comment when the time is ripe for me to talk on resignation.”
When asked if he would defect from the All Progressives Congress, the SSG said, “I have just told you I have resigned and nothing more.”
However, sources close to Mr Abegunde disclosed that there had been a frosty relationship between him and the governor.
One of the sources disclosed that the SSG would soon join the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the state