The newly sworn-in Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has resumed work, at the Government House, Oshogbo.
Naija News earlier reported that the swearing-in of Adeleke, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took place on Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Barely 24 hours after the memorable event, the Governor has resumed work, which insinuates his readiness to carry out his activities.
A video shared online captured a mammoth crowd who had stormed the Government House to welcome the new Governor.
Adeleke’s convoy could be seen trying to navigate their way amidst the crowd.
Adeleke Issues Fresh Directive To Heads Of LGAs
Meanwhile, Adeleke has directed career heads of Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Area Councils Development Areas (ACDAs) in the state to take control and charge of their councils.
Naija News reports that the former council chairmen and councillors were sacked. The new directive from Adeleke through his spokesperson, Malam Olawale Rasheed, says the LGA heads are to take full charge of the offices with immediate effect.
“Governor Adeleke also directed the most senior career heads across all the local government areas, to take charge of their councils.
“This is in compliance with the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo that sacked the council d Local Government Chairmen and Councilors,” the government said.
It could be recalled that the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, presided by Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel on Friday declared null and void the local government election conducted by the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, (OSIEC).
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