Dancing Senator Sworn In As Osun Gov, Sacks Oyetola’s Appointees, Freezes State Accounts, Changes State’s Name
The new governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has vowed to correct injustices of the past pledging to be the people’s governor and directed all the operational bank account of state to be frozen till further notice.
Speaking following his inauguration at the Osogbo City stadium, he vowed that every corrupt acts perpetrated by the past administration will be adequately addressed. “I am well aware of the fact that my responsibility as the Governor and Chief Security Officer of Osun State entails meeting the legitimate expectations of our people.
“Therefore, I promise that those expectations of the workers, traders, artisans, farmers, business owners, students, pensioners, traditional and religious leaders and, indeed, all residents of Osun State will be met by the grace of God and the cooperation of everyone. “Under my watch as the Governor of Osun State, I will boldly correct all past injustice, corrupt acts or policies by any previous administration, which are against the collective interest of our people.
“Let me state here that from the education, health, mining sectors, agriculture, road infrastructure and supply of potable water, let it be known to all that it is no longer going to be business as usual.
“And, I repeat, it is no longer business as usual. Our administration will demonstrate a high sense of urgency, transparency, justice and innovation to tackle and solve the problems of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and poor infrastructure. “Your Governor will be a people’s Governor,” Adeleke vowed.
“I will be accessible, responsive, consultative and proactive in handling small and big matters of State Governance,” said
According to him: “Under my watch, I will correct past injustice, corrupt acts or policies by previous administration which are against the collective interest of our people.”
He gave an Executive Order to reverse the policies of Aregbesola, which recognised Osun State as State of Osun.
He also announced that the slogan of the state will no longer be ‘State of Virtue’ but ‘State of Living Spring’.