Adeleke Suspends OSIEC Chairman, Members
Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has ordered the immediate suspension of the Chairman of the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), Segun Oladitan.
Naija News reports that the governor made this known in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tesleem Igbalaye, on Monday.
The statement added that the governor also ordered the suspension of six members of the Commission with immediate effect.
It said the chairman and the members were suspended based on several petitions bordering on financial impropriety, dereliction of duty, absenteeism, and abuse of office.
The statement added that the Secretary to the Commission should take over the affairs of the Commission pending the outcome of an investigation into the allegations against the suspended chairman and members.
The statement read in part, “The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Adeleke, has directed the immediate suspension of the Chairman of OSIEC, Segun Oladitan, and the following members of the Commission;
I. Mr. Yusuf Oyeniran
II. Alhaja Suibat Adubi
III. Prince Yinka Ajiboye
IV. Mrs. Abosede Omibeku
V. Mr. Dosu Gidigbi
VI. Mr. Wahab Adewoyin
“This suspension is 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.
“Pending the outcome of an investigation into the allegations against the suspended chairman and members of the Commission, the Secretary to the Commission shall hold forth in running the affairs of the Commission.”