Amid Growing Tension, Adeleke Meets APC-Led Osun House of Assembly Speaker, Photos Emerge

Amid Growing Tension, Adeleke Meets APC-Led Osun House of Assembly Speaker, Photos Emerge

  • The governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke, met with the speaker of the state house of assembly on Tuesday
  • The two leaders of the state of virtue reportedly met behind closed-door, and have kept mute about the details of the meeting
  • However, the meeting might be unconnected with the growing tension between the executive and legislative arms in the state as they were shared between the PDP and the APC

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Osogbo, Osun - Ademola Adeleke, the newly sworn-in governor of Osun state, has met with the speaker of the state house of assembly, Timothy Owoeye.

The meeting was reportedly held behind a closed door on Tuesday, November 29, while the pictures of the two politicians were shared by Leadership Newspaper on its Twitter page.

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Adeleke meets Osun house of assembly speaker, Timothy Owoeye Photo Credit: Leadership
Source: Twitter

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Although the details of the meeting were not revealed as both the governor and speaker have been silent about it but it may not be unconnected with the recent development in the state.

The house recently reportedly disagreed with the governor who gave six executive orders on his inauguration day on Sunday, November 27.

In one of the orders, Adeleke said all government agencies and parastatals should revert the state's name from the State of Osun to Osun state, a decision which has generated reactions.

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A statement was purported written by one Honourable Moshood Akande, who claimed that the house has rejected the executive order of the governor because the change of name followed the due process in the house of assembly.

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Another member of the house, Honourable Adewumi Adeyemi, in a press release on Monday, November 29, urged the public to dismiss the claim of Akande, adding that the house has not met since the inauguration of Adeleke and there is no how the governor's orders would have been rejected.

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Adeleke had won the July 2022 governorship elected in the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and defeated the incumbent Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The state house of assembly is reportedly dominated by APC members and Owoeye is a member of the broom party.

Drama as Adeleke denies sacking 12 workers, dethroning ex-APC chairman, 2 other monarchs earlier reported that Ademola Adeleke, the new Osun state governor, has said he has not sacked 12,000 workers in the state as against what was reported.

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The governor also denied the news that he sacked 3 traditional rulers, in which one of them is the immediate past chairman of the APC in the state.

The governor on his assumption to the office on Monday signed 6 executive orders that border on the termination of employment and appointment by his predecessor, Gboyega Oyetola, from July 17, till he resumes office.


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