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Lawmaker Denounces Osun Assembly Statement On Review Of Governor Inaugural Speech

Lawmaker Denounces Osun Assembly Statement On Review Of  Governor Inaugural Speech
  • PublishedNovember 29, 2022

The lawmaker representing Obokun State Constituency in the State of Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Adewumi Adeyemi has denounced a statement from the parliament, reviewing the inaugural speech of Governor Ademola Adeleke.

In a statement on Monday night, the member of the Assembly said the lawmakers did not at any point since the inauguration of the new Governor meet to review his address, noting that the resolution as released by the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Publicity, Hon. Kunle Akande, is alien to him.

Hon. Adeyemi, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), however urged his colleagues to support the new administration of Governor Ademola Adeleke, to deliver good governance to the people of Osun.

He said: “As a lawmaker who attends plenary very well, I hereby state unequivocally that the Assembly has not met after the governor’s inauguration.

“It is also worth noting that there was no place the resolution was passed by the Assembly.

“The public especially Osun people are hereby advised to take note of this.

“I will however encourage and advise all my colleagues to let us work together and support the new government of the day.

“Let us make Osun our priority and move Osun forward to make it better,” Adeyemi noted.

Akande, had on Monday said the Assembly after reviewing the inaugural address of Governor Adeleke noted that the order to revert the Osun Anthem and state appellation of “State of the Virtuous (Ipinle Omoluabi),” to State of the Living Spring, is illegal and the later is backed by relevant provisions of the law, and has been assented to since December 18, 2022.

The Assembly publicist cautioned the Governor to be mindful of the laws of the state, while taking decisions.

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