Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Thursday warned the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress to prepare for eviction following the move to reconcile aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Notable politicians in the fold are former governor of the state, who was until recently a PDP leader in the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja; two former deputy governors, Hammed Gbadamosi … Ekohotblog learned on Sunday that Olaniyan, who went to the resident of the late former governor Ajimobi was denied entry into the Oluyole Estate residence of the late governor. Good night former GOVERNOR ABIOLA AJIMOBI of Oyo State. Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, approved the appointment of the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the March 9 governorship in the State, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), as Special Counsel to the Governor of Oyo State. Late Chief Dr L.A Gbadamosi . Former Military Governor, Oyo State. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The report of the committee headed by Dr Saka Balogun, which had Mutiat Ladoja and Chief Jumoke Akinjide, among others as members went viral on Monday. Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, is one of the governors who enjoys some goodwill on social media. Coming soon… 17: Maj. Gen. Oladayo Popoola [ rtd ] OFR. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former Governor Rashidi Ladoja was impeached and removed as governor of Oyo State for being ungrateful to Chief Lamidi Adedibu and Chief Yekini Adeojo. However, one of the aggrieved party leaders, Olopoeyan, who alleged threat to his life in the report, said the governor had not done well at all. Olaniyan complained bitterly of not being carried along in the government. He left the oil sector in 2002 after 26 years of meritorious service and was elected in 2003 as a Senator of the Republic of Nigeria representing … Like it happened in the 2011 and 2015 elections in Oyo State when the then ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was defeated by the … Seyi Makinde has isolated them in running the affairs of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. A report by Punch newspaper indicates that all may not be well with the southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the leader of the party in the region, Governor Seyi Makinde, appears to be facing some battles within and outside his state. The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Tuesday said that he was tired of receiving the news of The Osi Oluibadan queried why at 70, Otunba Akala will be trying to rewrite history and saying he is being economical with the truth. The governor has. The committee went round and meet some selected leaders of the party and we bared our minds to them. Obasanjo made the disclosure on Thursday during the launch of former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala’s autobiography, titled: “Amazing Grace,” in Ibadan. Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, has refuted the claim that the family of the late Governor Abiola Ajimobi was not aware of his presence and intention to attend the eighth-day governor’s Fidau prayers . That is what everybody said including the deputy governor. The governor said those going around on the platform of the APC to campaign would be disappointed in 2023. The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, has cried out over what he described as unfair treatment by his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde. Deputy governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan and the ex-majority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. While speaking to newsmen, Gbadamosi asserted that the verdict exonerated the State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, whose governance is one… The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat has cast his vote in the ongoing Lagos-East bye-election. Spend less on the Internet. The family of the late Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi, said on Sunday that it had no intention to bar the Deputy Governor of the state, Rauf Olaniyan, from the eight-day Fidau prayer organized for the deceased. Olufemi Olaniyi, Ibadan Oyo State Deputy Governor, Mr Rauf Olaniyan; and former Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mrs Mulikat Adeola … Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde and Engr Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan as the new governor and deputy governor of Oyo State. Required fields are marked *. Many Nigerians who did not know the name of the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, met Agboola Ajayi in 2020, thanks to the protracted political battle between him and Ondo State Governor … A former deputy governor, Hazeem Gbolarumi, in his address, said the late Adedibu contributed greatly to the emergence of many elected officials. Legit.ng had earlier reported that the APC would take the important decision on where its 2023 presidential candidate would come from in June 2021. Notable politicians in the fold are former governor of the state, who was until recently a PDP leader in the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja; two former deputy governors, Hammed Gbadamosi and Taofeek Arapaja and five former Secretaries to the State Government, Dr. Busari Adebisi, Chief Michael Koleoso, Chief Sarafadeen Abiodun Alli, Chief Olayiwola Olakojo and Mr. Dele Adigun. PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed! In another development, Senator Ishaku Abbo who recently defected to the APC, has revealed that four PDP lawmakers in Adamawa state will soon join him in the ruling party. Deputy governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan and the ex-majority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Thursday warned the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress to prepare for eviction following the move to reconcile aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. He said, “What is contained in the report is correct. The deputy governor's complaints against the governor were leaked after a PDP committee met with him and other chieftains of the party. The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, has cried out over what he described as unfair treatment by his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde. Former President, Ogbomoso Parapo. Deputy governor of Oyo State, Raufu Olaniyan, on Sunday said he was deliberately denied entry into the 8th-day fidau prayer of the immediate past governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Similarly, in the southwest PDP, the governor seems to have infuriated some notable chieftains of the party like former Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose. Adebo Ogundoyin hails from has been rocked with crisis. The family of the former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has explained why the state’s Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, was denied access to the eighth-day Fidau prayers of the late immediate-past governor. MON, COP, PMJF. The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, has cried out over what he described as unfair treatment by his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde and complained bitterly of not being carried along in the government. Former Military Governor, Ogun State. Former Chairman, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. This is a list of administrators and Governors of Oyo State, Nigeria. Spend less on the Internet! Sign Up. Mulikat Akande have stated that the governor of Oyo State, Engr. The report maintained that PDP in Ibarapa East where the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Ajebamidele of Ogbomosoland. According to the Peoples Democratic Party’s Elders Steering Committee’s report of meetings with leaders across the 33 local governments, the governor alledgedly administer the affairs of the party alone. Senator Abiola Ajimobi, wey bin former govnor of Oyo state, south west Nigeria die for Lagos at age 70. Similarly, in the southwest PDP, the governor seems to have infuriated some notable chieftains of the party like former Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Mr. Wale Onaolapo was appointed as the chairman of the Oyo State Security Trust Fund, while a former Principal Protocol Officer of the University of Ibadan, Mr. Gboyega Badejo, was appointed as the Director-General (Protocol) to the Governor. Olopoeyan said the governor might be the one who circulated the report. 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Raufu Olaniyan; Alhaja Amidat Agboola, Head of Service; Barrister Abiodun Abdul-Raheem, Commissioner for Lands were turned back from entering the Oluyole residence of late former Governor Abiola Ajimobi, venue of the 8th day Fidau prayer for the deceased. PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. The rift between the family of the late former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, and the state government led by Seyi Makinde over the handling of the burial of the two-term governor, has resulted in a drama at the 8th day Fidau prayer for the deceased. Other senior chieftains of the party also complained about the way the governor has sidelined them since 2019. Other senior chieftains of the party also complained about the way the governor has sidelined them since 2019. In a report seen by journalists in Ibadan, other aggrieved […] Seyi Makinde has isolated them in running the affairs of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. READ MORE: NNPC, IPPG donate medical supplies to South West state governments. Gen. Brimo Yemi Yusuf [rtd ]. Governor Makinde is said to have commenced reconciliation efforts in Oyo state and beyond. Sources in the party had declared that if the north gets the slot of the national chairman of the party during the national convention of the party, the presidential candidate of the party would come from the south and vice versa. - The alleged rift between Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state and his deputy, Rauf Olaniyan is still on - There are fears that the rift might compound the current crisis rocking the southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) - Governor Seyi Makinde is said to be … Seyi Makinde has isolated them in running the affairs of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Mr. Omoetan Omolere was appointed as Senior Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor on Media, while Mr. Lateef Adebayo Yusuf and Mr. Adesola Yaqub were appointed Senior Special Assistant (Political Matters) and Personal Assistant respectively. He said that the governor has treated him in the most unfair, unjust and the unkind manner.”. 15: His Excellency Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala JP, PSC, PHF, ATM. Meanwhile, Governor Makinde has declared that those jostling to become Nigeria's president in 2023 on the platform of the APC should bury their ambitions, adding that God and the Nigerian people have rejected the party. THE NGOZI MEDIA, reports that the wife of the late Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo State, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, was seen in engage Former Deputy Governor, Oyo State. The joy of the crowd that filled the ancient Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Liberty Road, Ibadan, knew no bounds as they witnessed the inauguration of Engr. Olaniyan compla According to the report, the governor is facing the twin problem of not being on good terms with his deputy, Rauf Olaniyan, and having to cope with the crisis that is currently rocking the southwest PDP. The family of the late Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi, said on Sunday that it had no intention to bar the Deputy Governor of the state, Rauf Olaniyan, from the eight-day Fidau prayer organized for the deceased. My sincere condolences to the family… RIP. The deputy governor, in a PDP Elders Steering Committee report submitted to the governor, a copy of which was made available to SaharaReporters, said the governor had completely … Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, who was the keynote Speaker on the occasion, addressed the gathering virtually via … Do you think Tinubu can become Nigeria's next president | Legit TV, Leave your email to receive our newsletter, Get the hottest stories from the largest news site in Nigeria, Drop your mail and be the first to get fresh news, 2023: APC founding fathers will agree on zoning next year, says Ngige, 2023: God and the Nigerian people have rejected APC, says Gov Makinde, APC reveals 4 reasons why this Nigerian governor should resign immediately, Little boy becomes viral sensation, dances to Chris Brown's song with impressive 'legwork', causes massive reactions (video), Massive joy as Nigerian girl gathers distinctions in her WAEC exams, see what she scored in each subject (photos), Nigerian man 'scatters' int'l food contest in UK with aroma of amala and egusi, white judges almost bite their tongues eating the food, praise the meal (videos), This is the main reason why Aisha Buhari decided to leave Aso Rock - Presidency, See how top Nigerian celebrities showed up like ghetto lords, queens to Funke Akindele's Omo Ghetto private screening, Baby in diaper shows amazing dancing skills as she chooses song of her choice, many react to adorable video, Despite living in a house without ceilings, this lady takes selfies on her bed without shame, here are what people said, Wizkid gets 1st son Boluwatife excited as he gifts him with latest PS5 (video). Probing additional into the reason for the suicide, it was found that the deceased, a daughter of former deputy governor of Oyo state, Hammed Gbadamosi was affected by melancholy and was final seen on Saturday night time. Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Abiola Ajimobi, a former Nigerian senator who finished his second term as Oyo State governor last year, has died.. Mr Ajimobi died on Thursday at a private hospital in Lagos after spending weeks in intensive care for coronavirus complications, according to Akin Alabi, a federal lawmaker and political associate of the former governor’s. Chairman/CPO, Daybis Ltd. 18: Brig. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Deputy governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan and the ex-majority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Mild drama at the Oluyole, Ibadan residence of the late former governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi on Sunday as the Deputy Governor of Oyo state, Rauf Olaniyan was denied access to the eighth day fidau prayers holding in the compound. Senator Isiaka Abiola Adeyemi Ajimobi (16 December 1949 – 25 June 2020) was a Nigerian politician from Oyo State, south-western Nigeria. Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State in the … UPDATED: Abiola Ajimobi, Ex-Oyo governor, is dead. The report quoted Mulikat Adeola to have stated that she didn’t know the happenings in the party as Makinde has relegated her completely. He was elected governor in 2011 and 2015. Fire on Sunday, gutted a section of the supermarket belonging to the wife of late former governor of Oyo State, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi. Like it happened in the 2011 and 2015 elections in Oyo State when the then ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was defeated by the … He was formerly the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum, Nigeria. By Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan. Ajimobi died from multiple organ failure caused by complications from COVID-19. Former deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly and immediate past Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Paul Ohonbamu, also commended the governor of Lagos for taking steps. Oyo State was formed on … … According to the senator, 3 of the lawmakers are from the Adamawa state House of Assembly, while one is a member of the House of Representatives. …appoints Aderibigbe, ex-UI protocol chief SSA on LGs, DG protocol. The former governor of Oyo State, High Chief Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, has described claims by his former deputy governor, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, as untrue and misleading. former Minister of Power and Steel, Wole Oyelese; Alhaji Adebisi Olopoeyan, Alhaji Azim Gbolarumi as well as leaders of the party from Ibadan, Oyo, Ogbomoso, Oke Ogun and Ibarapa zones. Makinde, who is the Chairman of the PDP Reconciliation Committee, stated this after a reconciliation parley with stakeholders of […] Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The media aide to the deputy governor, Mr Omolere Omoetan, when contacted to know if his principal made such complaint to the committee said he had not been able to speak with his boss to know if what he was quoted to have said was true. He is now the deputy national chairman of the APC and the acting chairman, with Oshiomhole suspended by the court. The deputy governor, in a PDP Elders Steering Committee report submitted to the governor, a copy of which was made […] Mulikat Akande have stated that the governor of Oyo State, Engr. The former Deputy Governor of Oyo State under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Moses Adeyemo Alake and other leaders from the party in the state have rejected the choice of their boss, Senator Abiola Ajimobi as the choice to occupy the vacant Deputy National Chairman (South) position of the party. Ajimobi’s former media aide, Bolaji Tunji, said this in a statement issued in Ibadan on behalf of the family. The much talk about engagement arrangement between actress Cosy Orjiakor and her fiancee, Abel has been called off. PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed! Former Governor Oyo State, 2007 to 2011. etc. Former Chairman Ogbomoso North Local Government. The former majority leader did not respond to the inquiry sent to her by our correspondent. In a report seen by journalists in Ibadan, other aggrieved members include The deputy governor, who led the state’s delegation to the venue of the ceremony held within the compound of the […] The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, has cried out over what he described as unfair treatment by his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde. The report read, “She (Mulikat Adeola) feels that the governor has exalted Segun Ogunwuyi above her in Ogbomoso and that is detrimental to her numerous followers. - The alleged rift between Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state and his deputy, Rauf Olaniyan is still on, - There are fears that the rift might compound the current crisis rocking the southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), - Governor Seyi Makinde is said to be facing some political battles within and outside his state. She wants to know why the governor only listens and gives access to only Senator Halleluyah.”. Not done well at all.”, Wike vows to criticise PDP NWC amid deepening plot to replace Secondus, Kogi SIEC handed over LG election materials to APC candidates, thugs – PDP Chieftain, Oyo: Makinde donates 25 operational Vehicles to Police, Operation Burst, Kogi Council polls: Shame of Bello’s brand of democracy – PDP, 2023: Wike rules out PDP winning elections, says Secondus-led NWC, incompetent, Makinde speaks on mother ‘s death, says life is truly ephemeral, Plateau South Bye-election: House Deputy Speaker congratulates Prof. Datuu’t for winning, Your email address will not be published. Olufemi Olaniyi, Ibadan. He was formerly the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum, Nigeria. The death of the former governor of Oyo State was disclosed by an undisclosed source. Ajimobi’s former media aide, Bolaji Tunji, said this in a statement issued in Ibadan on behalf of the family. Former Governor Rashidi Ladoja of Oyo State has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s account of the reason for his impeachment and removal from office as untrue. Makinde, who is the Chairman of the PDP Reconciliation Committee, stated this after a reconciliation parley with stakeholders of […] - The alleged rift between Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state and his deputy, Rauf Olaniyan is still on - by SaharaReporters, New York Dec 14, 2020 The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Olaniyan, has cried out over what he described as unfair treatment by his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde. … The former Deputy Governor of Oyo State under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Moses Adeyemo Alake and other leaders from the party in the state have rejected the choice of their boss, Senator Abiola Ajimobi as the choice to occupy the vacant Deputy National Chairman (South) position of the party. He said the governor has completely forgotten about the promises he made to him during the election. 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