Adeleke Enforces Court Ruling, Directs Senior Officers To Take Immediate Charge of Osun LGAs
- Ademola Adeleke has directed that the most senior career heads across all the local government to take charge of the affairs of their respective councils
- The governor said that it was in compliance with the judgement of the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo
- Recall that the Justice Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court had recently declared the local government election conducted in the state as null and void
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Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state has directed the most senior officers in all the Local Government Area Councils in Osun State, to take charge of the affairs of their respective LGAs with immediate effect.
According to the governor, the decision followed the nullification of the recently-held local government elections in the State, by a Federal High Court in Osogbo, the state capital, Leadership Newspaper reports.
This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesperson of the governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, This Day Newspaper added.
Adeleke sacks 12,000 Osun workers hours after inauguration
The newly inaugurate Osun governor, senator Ademola Adeleke has sacked 12,000 workers barely 24 hours after his inauguration.
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This was disclosed in a statement by the chief press secretary to Adeleke, Olawale Rasheed on Monday, November 28.
Rasheed said that the governor nullified all employments in the service of the Osun State Government made in any capacity into any capacity in all the Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Commissions, Boards, and Parastatals after July 17.
Adeleke freezes govt accounts, reverses state name
Newly inaugurated governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke has ordered immediate freezing of all accounts of the state.
Adeleke made this order in his speech delivered at the inauguration.
He alleged the immediate past governor of the state Adegboyega Oyetola, carried out some actions “maliciously” after he (Adeleke) won the July 16 governorship election, including “hurried” employments without provisions to sustain them.
Governor Oyetola signed November salary but some people frustrating payment, group claims
Also, a group, the Movement for Osun Workers Emancipation, has alleged that some people are frustrating payment of November salary by the Oyetola's administration.
According to the group in a statement made available to Legit.ng, Governor Gboyega Oyetola had already signed the salary payment but a bank allegedly colluded with some politicians not to effect the payment.