Nigeria, Jan. 17 -- The spokesperson of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has confirmed speculations over the state of health of the governor.

In a statement on Tuesday, the spokesperson, Richard Olatunde, confirmed that Mr Akeredolu has some health challenge.

He, however, said the challenge is not life-threatening. He said though the governor is physically frail, he was still carrying out his official duties.

The severity of the situation came to light on Monday when an audio recording in which Mr Akeredolu's wife, Betty, was captured attacking an aide of the governor, became public.

Mrs Akeredolu accused Olubunmi Ademosu, the special adviser on public and intergovernmental relations to the governor, of "sneaking concoctions" to...