A statement by the Head of Civil Service, Dr. Festus Oyebade, on Wednesday in Osogbo said N508 million was approved for the payment of retired civil servants under the old pension scheme.
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Igboho said this and more in a newly-released interview
This was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Civil Orientation, Funke Egbemode.
The admonition was given by Olayinka Agboola, the Publisher of Parrot Xtra Magazine and PMParrot.com, in an open letter he addressed to the number one citizen of Osun State
His Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, said in a statement that Oyetola made the remark when the Chairman, Editorial Board of the Blueprint Newspaper, Hajia Zainab Okino, led a team to formally notify him of the award in Osogbo.
It had earlier been reported that the weather condition prevented Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; and the Minister of the Interior, Rauf Aregbesola from flying to Kano for the event.
In a world where development has become a refuge of scoundrels, it is an endless tale of people just converging to give awards, without appreciating their complexity, philosophical or crucial sociological imports. If an award is given by a non-credible organisation, whatever the name ascribed to that award is equally unworthy.
The writer’s main aim, it will appear, was to hold the sachet of untruths up as a testimony of his abiding loyalty to the cult of his political benefactors. He also apparently wanted to fling the write up in the sky, to the delight of the gods of an immediate past era in Osun. This is because it contains tissues of untrue, spurious and illogical claims that make people in Osun, who are aware of the true state of things, to derisively laugh at the piece and its writer.
In the photograph, on the front row was the Premier, sitting in the middle. He wore a resplendent white agbada. Of particular significance was that, Awolowo had his cap removed and held in his hands, apparently in reverence to the Obas.
Governors present at the meeting include Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, and Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State.
Oyetola, during the inauguration, said the project was in swift response to the need to secure the future population explosion of the state capital.
Oyetola, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, on Tuesday in Osogbo said the curfew would now run between 6pm and 6am daily.
Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker of the Assembly, while reading the letter of appointment received from the governor, said Oyetola made the appointment based on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.
The Chairman of MGT group, Ashok Puri, made the commitment when playing host to the governor in Dubai.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that government and private property had, on October 24, been looted in some parts of the state by some hoodlums, hiding under the recent #EndSARS protests.
A statement by Wole Oyebamiji, the Secretary to State Government, said the curfew will now run from 8pm to 6am effective from Thursday
Oyetola, in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Wole Oyebamiji, noted the high level of compliance with the 24-hour curfew he had declared to forestall breakdown of law and order
Inaugurating the panel, Oyetola said the establishment of the panel is in keeping with Section 21 of the Commission of Inquiry Law Cap 29. Laws of State of Osun 2002 and in line with the directive of the Federal Government to all the 36 governors and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory.
Oyetola said the curfew followed the dangerous dimension the #EndSARS protest had assumed across the country, particularly in the South West states.
Owoeye, who is in Abuja for State House of Assembly Speakers’ Conference, said in a statement, “I am disturbed by the sad news coming out of Osogbo where Governor Gboyega Oyetola was attacked during a solidarity walk with the EndSARS protesters.