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APC fingers Omisore in Aregbesola’s woes



There is no respite yet for Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State despite his recent payment of one month salary out of the over seven months areas owed civil servants in the state as an Osogbo based human rights group, Civil Societies’ Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEO) leads a 500,000 man march in the state today (Tuesday) in support of his impeachment.

The group in a statement in Osogbo by its chairman, Comrade Adeniyi Sulaiman Alimi, maintained that the rally would be a huge one as Aregbesola and his deputy, Laoye Tomori must be impeached if the allegation of mismanagement of the state treasury against them is found to be true.

Alimi insisted that the allegations raised in the petition of Justice Folahanmi Oloyede, of the state High Court, that the governor should be investigated for financial recklessness should not be swept under the carpet.

But, in its reaction, the Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), called on security agencies to hold the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore and his party responsible for any breach of the peace in the state.

Read also: Osun Judge wants Aregbesola impeached

The party, in a statement by the Director of Media and Strategy, Barrister kunle Oyatomi, said it was aware of plans by a group of profiteers being sponsored by Omisore and his party to unleash violence on the state using the issue of workers’ salaries as camouflage.

“The APC government under Aregbesola in Osun has been having very fruitful negotiations with the labour and we can therefore say without any contradiction that the labour has no hand in this proposed protest,” the party said.

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  1. Don Lucassi

    July 7, 2015 at 8:05 am

    This is what disgusts me the most about these stupid politicians.You will have real economic issues and instead of constructive attempts at solving them, they will find a way to “politicise” it. APC should work with its governor to ensure that the problem is alleviated. Besides, we cant just be making accusations without proof. So the police should just act on your accusation without proof?

  2. victor

    July 7, 2015 at 9:03 am

    i wonder if the said omisore stole the state fund? instead of them to take the bull by the horns they are window dressing the problem they created themselves. do you know what it takes for someone to work without salary for a month, let alone say 7months?
    God is watching!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Oise

    July 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Group of profiteers indeed! Still speaking turenshi till now. Rubbish!!! You callously allowed an ugly situation to develop, and you now are looking for who to blame. The kindest word I can think of, to describe that is, IRRESPONSIBLE.

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