ENDSARS Protest:Osun APC National Assembly Caucus Visits Oyetola,Sympsthises With Victims
The Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) in the National Assembly has passed vote of confidence in the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
The National Assembly lawmakers also commended the administration of Governor Oyetola for being committed to the security of life and property of the citizens regardless of the security challenges confronting the State and the nation.
The lawmakers threw their weight behind the present administration during their solidarity visit to the Governor over the recent assassination attempt on him and wanton destruction and massive looting of property.
Speaking on behalf of other lawmakers, the Chairman of the Osun State APC Caucus in the National Assembly and Senator representing Osun Central Senatorial District, Dr Ajibola Basiru expressed satisfaction with the way and the governor has been managing the affairs of the State in the last one and half years.
Ajibola acknowledged the administrative acumen, high sense of capacity and competence displayed by the Governor to restore peace and normalcy to the State.
He said Osun had distinguished itself as a well-organised State as demonstrated in the way it manages the raging security challenges occasioned by the EndSARS protest and massive destruction and looting.
Ajibola who is also the Senate Spokesman, said members of the caucus deemed it necessary to visit the Governor as a prime way to show their unflinching support and solidarity for the government.
He added that the visit was also aimed at sympathising with those who have lost their loved ones, property and other belongings to the unimaginable incidents.
“The purpose of our visit is to assess the damage occasioned by mindless people and the lawlessness of the unscrupulous elements in our State.”
“We are also here to show our sympathy to the State and all those affected by the incident. We are also here to show our solidarity to the Governor and the government and pass our confidence in the government under the leadership of our Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola.”
Dr Ajibola clarified that the lawmakers were not opposed to protest as an acceptable means of expressing grievances in any civilized society. He however regretted that the recent event was a handshake taken behind the elbow.
The Osun APC National Assembly Caucus according to Basiru lauded the Governor for girding his loins to ensure that the State did not go up in flames.
The Caucus which comprises other members, Senator Adelere Oriolowo of Osun West, Hon Bukola Oyewo of Osogbo Federal Constituency, Hon Amobi Yinusa Akintola of Iwo Federal Constituency, Hon Afolabi Olalekan Ifelodun/Boripe Federal Constituency Hon Taiwo Oluga of Irewole/Isokan Federal Constituency Hon Babatunde Ayeni of Ijesa South Federal Constituency and Hon Femi Fakeye of Ila Federal Constituency also commended the Governor for his efforts at implementing the New Minimum Wage Scheme
“We equally commend your government that in spite of the meagre resources, you still announced the implementation of minimum wage to workers and of course you also lifted ban on the embergo placed on promotions, conversions and annual salary increment.”
In his remarks, the Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola expressed delight with the visit, just as he reiterated his administration’s commitment to continue to guarantee the security of life and property of the citizenry.
Governor Oyetola, who described the visit as a testimony to the oneness and unity among the leadership and members of the ruling party, promised to continue to build the vanguard of peace, unity and stability.
He urged the lawmakers to continue to promote legislation that would aid good governance and ensure a sustainable democracy in the country.