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Gov Makinde fires aide for posting fake news on Facebook

The Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has fired his Special Assistant on Digital Media, Muritala Adigun, for allegedly feeding the public with misleading information on social media platform, Facebook.

Adigun’s sacking which was with immediate effect was served to him on Friday via a termination letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Olubamiwo Adeosun, with reference number: SP/S.662/2/Vol1/115.

“I wish to convey the approval of His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde, on the termination of your appointment as Special Assistant (Digital Media), with immediate effect,” Adigun’s sack letter read in part.

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According to reports, Adigun, a.k.a Adigun Ibadan, had posted pictures of some tools, reportedly procured by the Lagos State Government, on his Facebook page, claiming that it was procured by the Oyo State Government.

The picture post reportedly elicited negative comments on social media which was targeted at the governor and the state government prompting his superiors to call for his immediate sack.

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