Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State, has warned all Local Government (LG) caretaker committee members in the State not to be financially reckless.
During the swearing in of the committee members at the State Government Secretariat, Abere, Adeleke said anyone that is found engaging in corrupt practices would be severely sanctioned. He also pointed out that this is not the time for them to marry new wives.
He said, “Very important is the issue of financial discipline. This is not the time to marry a second or third wife. This is a time of financial prudence. Anyone found engaging in corrupt practices will be severely sanctioned.
“Your appointment is part of the process by my administration to kick-start a process that will produce a democratically elected local government system.
“I am directing you to hit the ground running by developing your respective local government areas through developmental initiatives.”
“Our administration adopted legal routes to dismantle the inherited illegality. And as a government committed to upholding the constitution, we have mapped out a sustainable process that will fully restore normalcy to the local government system.
“As you are taking office today, you are to take note of the following.
Recall that on August 15, 2022, the Oyetola administration conducted a local government election in Osun.
The election, which was boycotted by all the political parties in the State, except the All Progressives Congress, saw the party claiming an overwhelming victory.