Activities at the Ogun Province Executive and the Province House of Assembly are currently on a standstill next the ‘disappearance’ of Governor Dapo Abiodun, Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele and Speaker Olakunle Oluomo from the province same time.
It was gathered that since lastly week, Ogun has not had its weekly Province Executive Council meetings, neither has the Assembly held whatever sitting.
Spell Abiodun and his deputy are absent in London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Speaker left the province, reportedly for a seminar in the U.S.A. without handing over powerfulness to the Deputy Governor.
DAILY POST reports that Gov Abiodun was seen lastly week in a photo with former Lagos Province Governor, Principal Bola Tinubu, who was said to be recuperating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland after a articulatio genus injury.
Since and so, the governor, who left the country a few days after the burial of his begetter, is yet to homecoming to his duty post.
Next the absence of Abiodun and his Deputy, our correspondent observed that the Secretarial assistant to the Province Regime (SSG) has been standing in for his principal.
“This is not the first off time the governor will be leaving the country without handing over or without telling the people of Ogun. He has done it several times. I think this one got the attending of everybody because the people wanted him to resume work directly after his begetter’s burial,” a source in the know told our correspondent.
Meanwhile, Ogun residents have expressed displeasure over the evolution, describing it as a total breach of the structure.
A lawyer, Festus Ogun, posited that patch the province was “on flame”, the trio travelled to London, abdicating their duties.
Festus Ogun described the state of affairs as a constitutional infraction, which he threatened would be challenged.
“Dapo Abiodun is in London. His deputy is in London. Speaker of Ogun Province House of Assembly is in the US. Ogun Province is on flame, but the key leaderships are cooling off abroad. Abdicating duties. This is a constitutional infraction that will be challenged,” Festus Ogun said.
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Political party in Ogun, Sikirulahi Ogundele, said that he was not surprised by the actions of the 3 most senior regime officials in Ogun, saying, “they don’t have a direction, since they are visionless.”
Ogundele asked the governor and others to homecoming to Ogun in say to grade the annual Oct 1 independence daytime celebration on Fri.
DAILY POST reports that there are rumours spreading on social media that the Deputy Governor had left the country angrily when the Governor allegedly ignored her and handed over to the SSG.
But, the Province Commissioner for Information, Waheed Odusile, debunked the rumour.
Odusile lambasted journalists, accusing them of putting “nonsense” together in the proper name of journalism.
“That (the Deputy Governor left the country because the Governor handed over to the SSG) is not true. You people should not insinuate what is not there. I’ve been seeing the silly things other people are writing. As journalists, can’t we fifty-fifty reason or just employment our brains for in one case? honest seem at it, people will just sit down downward somewhere, set nonsense together and ring it stories. Is that journalism?
“I’ve been doing this job for the past times 40 years, I’ve never seen this type of reportage in my life. People just fix upward stories for whatever reasons and they believe they are doing journalism. The written report is not true please,” Odusile reacted furiously.
When he was speaking on the absence of the Governor and his Deputy same time, Odusile said: “Regime is running, somebody is there. Whether they (Abiodun and Salako-Oyedele) are not around, somebody will do the job, and the job is beingness done by somebody who is designated to do it.”
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