I’m Reforming Several Sectors To Stop Assets Diversion In Osun – Adeleke

Osun State governor, Ademola Adeleke, has said he is working on reforming several sectors in the state to block revenue leakages and prevent the diversion of state assets.

In his New Year address to the state, Adeleke assured residents of good governance and promised to remain responsive and accountable.

Inspite of the tension and anxiety in 2022, he said the state had emerged stronger with the support and goodwill of everyone.

“I put on record my deep appreciation to you, our people, for your strong support for my political party and I during those struggling days,” he said.

“I promise to remain responsive and accountable to you all as we move to reposition our state for greater heights.

“I am reforming several sectors to block revenue leakages and stop diversion of state assets. The repositioning of the civil service for professionalism is also ongoing.

“Also, urgent state matters are being attended to with a view to restore normalcy and bring our people together for good governance.”

“Also, urgent state matters are being attended to with a view to restore normalcy and bring our people together for good governance.”

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He further noted his administration has created a strong working relationship among the three arms of government.

“We have forged a common understanding to put the interests of the state at the forefront of everything we do through combined effort, mutual support, and impactful governance,” he said.

“We plan to address the infrastructure deficit with a cost-effective, home-based, and less labour-intensive programmes.

“Also, we are opening up the state for partnership in education, health, trade, investment, and tech innovations, in order to create an enabling environment for multiple cooperation to put our state on the global map of development.”

The governor ordered the removal of  chairperson of the Osun State Independent National Electoral Commission, Segun Oladitan,and members of the commission over alleged financial impropriety and abuse of office on assumption of office.

Adeleke also reversed the appointment of three traditional rulers in the state.

Moreso, he suspended all mining activities by firms operating with the state’s mining licence.

He  suspended Niyi Oginni, executive secretary, Osun Health Insurance Agency (OHIS) and Adebukola Olujide, head of the primary healthcare development board in the state, over alleged mismanagement of public resources just hours ago.