Adeleke Suspends Osun Electoral Commission Chairman, Six Members

Written by on November 28, 2022

Barely 24 hours after his inauguration, Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke has suspended the ordered the immediate suspension of the Chairman of the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), Mr. Segun Oladitan.

The governor also suspended six members, namely Mr. Yusuf Oyeniran, Ms. Suibat Adubi, Mr. Yinka Ajiboye, Mrs. Abosede Omibeku, Mr. Dosu Gidigbi, and Mr. Wahab Adewoyin.

The Secretary to the State Government, Tesleem Igbalaye, made the announcement in a statement on Monday.

Adeleke, in another unexpected move, ordered that all appointments of traditional rulers made by the immediate past administration of Gboyega Oyetola be put on hold.

He said the measure was to ensure strict compliance with the due process of chieftaincy declarations and native law, custom and tradition relating to such chieftaincies.

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