Adeleke Sacks 12,000 Workers, Dethrones 3 Monarchs Hours After Inauguration

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Osun State Governor Senator Ademola Adeleke has sacked 12,000 workers and ordered the dethronement of three monarchs barely 24 hours after his inauguration.

The Governor also nullified the appointment of 30 Permanent Secretaries and suspended the chairman and members of Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC).

This was announced in a statement issued in Osogbo, by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Olawale Rasheed on Monday
According to the statement, the affected monarchs include Akinrun of Ikinrun Oba Yinusa Akadiri; Aree of Ire Oba Ademola Oluponle and Owa of Igbajo, Oba Gboyega Famodun.

He ordered the monarch to vacate the palace, asking security operatives to take over.

He noted that the suspension was a sequel to several petitions bothering on financial impropriety, dereliction of duty, absenteeism and abuse of office against the said Chairman and members of the Commission.

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